One-on-one with UConn senior guard Saniya Chong

Connecticut's Saniya Chong, right, guards Tulsa's Liesl Spoerl in the half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

(WTNH)–Saturday is ‘Senior Day’ for the UConn women’s basketball team. The Huskies host Memphis at Gampel Pavilion.

Saniya Chong will be one of two seniors honored, along with Ansonia’s Tierney Lawlor. It’s been a long and winding road for Chong, a native New Yorker.

Our own Erik Dobratz sat down with Saniya to talk about how her game has evolved, meeting expectations at UConn, and what it’s going to feel like to take the floor on Senior Day.

Check it out in the video above. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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