HARTFORD, Conn. — Longtime UConn affiliate head coach Chris Dailey obtained medical consideration after showing to faint upon the conclusion of the nationwide anthem earlier than the No. 5 Huskies took on No. 10 NC State on the XL Middle on Sunday.
Dailey was helped onto a stretcher and brought off the ground, waving to the gang as she was being carried out.
Visibly shaken UConn gamers returned to the locker room, earlier than NC State coach Wes Moore and UConn’s Geno Auriemma consulted with officers. They added an additional 10 minutes to the clock for warm-ups.
No replace on Dailey had been supplied by the varsity earlier than tipoff. The Huskies began the sport with the rest of the teaching workers on the bench: Auriemma and assistants Jamelle Elliott and Morgan Valley.
UConn has been by way of a attempting stretch to begin the 2022-23 season, as 2020-21 nationwide participant of the yr Paige Bueckers is out with a season-ending ACL tear and freshman Ice Brady is equally completed for the season with a dislocated patella. Sophomore Caroline Ducharme (neck stiffness) is making her manner again to full well being, whereas graduating pupil Dorka Juhász is out for a minimum of three video games with a damaged thumb.