The Red Sox will honor the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s NCAA Championship teams before Tuesday’s game at Fenway Park.
Guard Shabazz Napier, a Roxbury native, will throw out the first pitch before the game vs. the Yankees for the men’s team, with Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis representing the women’s team. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy will attend the ceremony.
The UConn men’s team defeated Kentucky, 60-54, to secure the program’s fourth national championship. The women’s team won its ninth title, the most ever in the women’s game, with a 79-58 win over Notre Dame.