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UConn's Dee Rowe To Be Honored At The Bushnell Friday Night

UConn's Dee Rowe To Be Honored At The Bushnell Friday Night

Dee Rowe is going to be honored Friday night. The people whose lives he has touched will pay tribute – whether he likes it or not.

“He’s one of the great selfless people I’ve ever known,” Jim Calhoun said. “He has never flinched in his support of me and what we were doing, and being proud of what we were doing. Never concerned about himself, and in this crazy world, so many people are only concerned about themselves. He spends his days reaching out to others. We need more Dee Rowes.”

Rowe, 88, coached the UConn men’s basketball team from 1969-77, leading them to the Sweet 16 with his best team in 1976, finishing with a 120-88 record. Since retiring as coach, he has worked in...

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