College Basketball

UConn agrees to home-and-home series with Arizona, Ohio State

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The Arizona and Connecticut men's basketball teams will play a home-and-home series beginning in the 2017-18 season, the schools announced on Wednesday.

Arizona will host the first game at the McKale Center before the series shifts to Connecticut the following season.

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UConn also agreed to a home-and-home series with Ohio State, which will begin in 2015 when the Buckeyes visit the Huskies' home court.

The Hartford Courant's Don Amore reports Connecticut is also in discussions with several teams who used to play in the Big East Conference. Amore also reported UConn wants to continue its series with Florida beyond this season's matchup.

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