Before Tip-Off Marathon duel with Stanford, UConn’s stars weigh in on hoops, hashtags

UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart, two of ESPN’s “3 to See” women’s basketball players, stopped by ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., headquarters in advance of the season.

Tonight, the two-time defending national champions and their No. 1-ranked UConn Huskies take to the court as part of the seventh annual Tip-Off Marathon Presented by Dish against No. 6 Stanford (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2). The women’s doubleheader also includes No. 8 Baylor facing No. 13 Kentucky (7 ET, ESPN2).

Marathon action across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and SEC Network includes 22 games over 29 consecutive hours featuring men’s and women’s game and studio programming culminating with the State Farm Champions Classic on Tuesday night from Indianapolis (coverage begins at 6 p.m., ESPN).

The “3 to See” brand also includes Notre Dame’s Jewell Loyd, and will be featured during the Fighting Irish and Husky game telecasts throughout the year. The “Need to Know” brand, a list of 13 plays that includes Loyd, Mosqueda-Lewis and Stewart, will be used throughout all women’s telecasts this season.

Mosqueda-Lewis and Stewart dished to Front Row about the Tip-Off Marathon, their respective “hashtags,” NBA star Kevin “KD” Durant and more.

Video produced by Rachel Siegal, Samantha Baron and Derek Volner

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