UConn Allen Graduates

Basketball Hall of Famer Ray Allen gives a thumbs up as he takes part in the procession to receive his bachelor's degree in general studies at UConn in Storrs, Conn., Sunday, May 7, 2023. (Jessica Hill/Hartford Courant via AP)

STORRS — Twenty-seven years after hitting his last jump shot in the building, Ray Allen walked back into Gampel Pavilion on Sunday wearing a cap and gown.

The 47-year-old basketball Hall of Famer sat in the stands with other graduating students, under a banner commemorating the retirement of his UConn jersey, then took his place in the procession t o receive his bachelor's degree in general studies.