LAS VEGAS (WTNH) — The UConn men’s basketball team takes on Gonzaga in the Elite Eight on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

The Huskies’ 88-65 victory over Arkansas in the West Region semifinals on Thursday night was their third by double digits in as many games. Jordan Hawkins scored 24 points to lead the dominant effort.

Fourth-seeded UConn (28-8) will play No. 3 seed Gonzaga on Saturday for a spot in the Final Four. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:49 p.m.

News 8’s John Pierson sat down with former UConn coach Jim Calhoun Friday afternoon. Hear what the Hall of Famer had to say about the current team in the video above.

News 8’s John Pierson and Hall of Fame head coach Jim Calhoun