ECU-UConn women’s game moved up due to winter weather

Connecticut's Napheesa Collier (24), Katie Lou Samuelson (33), Azura Stevens (23) and Kia Nurse (11), UConn's starters, cheer for their teammates at the end of an NCAA college basketball game against Memphis Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. UConn won, 97-49. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Connecticut’s women’s basketball game at East Carolina on Wednesday has been moved to a 2 p.m. start because of the threat of severe winter weather.

East Carolina officials announced the change Tuesday. The game had been scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.

Up to three inches of snow are in the forecast for the Greenville area on Wednesday night.

The game is being broadcast on SNY and ESPN3.

UConn (11-0) began conference play on December 31 with a 97-49 win over Memphis.

Related Content: UConn beats Memphis 97-49 for 83rd straight conference win

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