Former head men's basketball coach Howie Dickenman will be the subject of a retirement roast on Saturday, May 20, at 6 p.m. at the Farmington Marriott. A cocktail hour will run from 6-7 p.m., followed by the dinner and the roast beginning at 7 p.m.
Special guests for the evening includes UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, former UConn men's basketball coaches Jim Calhoun and Dee Rowe, Rutgers head men's basketball coach Steve Pikiell, and New Britain mayor and CCSU alum Erin Stewart.
Dickenman retired from CCSU following the 2015-16 season, after spending 20 years as the head coach at his alma mater. He brought the Blue Devils three Northeast Conference Championships and made three trips to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
See the Howie Dickenman Retirement Announcement from Feb. 18, 2016 HERE