Nike Celebrates UConn Championships with Husky-Themed Kobe 9 Elites

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIApril 12, 2014

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Those are pretty sweet.

To honor the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team, Nike released these UConn-themed Kobe 9 Elite sneakers. The sneakers were customized specifically for head coach Geno Auriemma. You can see some pictures of the shoes below.

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Former UConn standout and current Detroit Piston Charlie Villanueva posted a picture of the shoes as well.

[Nike.com, Instagram]