Uconn to honor Allen, Lobo
Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo.
The numbers 34 and 50 will become the first retired by the school during a ceremony in March.
Lobo led the Uconn women’s team to a 35-0 record and the first of 11 national championships in 1995. She wore No. 50 and finished her career with 2,133 points, 1,268 rebounds and 396 blocked shots. She played seven seasons in the WNBA.
Allen was a first-team All-american in 1996. He scored 1,922 points at Uconn and led the men to an 89-13 record during his three years in Storrs. He went on to play 18 seasons in the NBA.