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Red Sox to Honor Championship UConn Teams

Apr 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Connecticut Huskies guard Shabazz Napier (13) celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the championship game of the Final Four in the 2014 NCAA Mens Division I Championship tournament at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier celebrated after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats.USA Today Sports

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.

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