ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cheering UConn on to its victory over Louisville was 101-year-old Harold Oehler.
He made the nearly 2-hour drive Sunday from Stafford Springs, Connecticut, and attended the game with a family friend. He was taking in his first postseason Huskies game after rooting them on for almost half a century. He couldn’t remember exactly how many regular games he’s attended, but recalled seeing them play in Bridgeport a few times.
“I’ve followed the girls since way back when. No question,” said Oehler, who was wearing a Huskies hat.
During the interview, Oehler pulled out his driver’s license, proudly showing off his 1917 date of birth.
He was following the game from his front row seat saying “It’s a tight, tight game —