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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
UConn, Ohio State women to play

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Connecticut and Ohio State will headline the first women's Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge in 2013.

The two powerhouse programs will play each other as part of a quadrupleheader on Dec. 1, 2013. Marist will face Old Dominion, Monmouth takes on Boston University and St. Bonaventure will meet Bowling Green.

"We are very pleased to be a part of the inaugural Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge," UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. "There are some really good teams in the field and it will be a lot of fun to showcase our game in the birthplace of college basketball."

Before the games in Springfield, Ohio State and UConn will host the other teams in a round-robin tournament. Marist, Bowling Green and Monmouth will play at Ohio State. Boston University, Old Dominion and St. Bonaventure will be at Connecticut.