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New York Life's Big East tourney contest yields $10,000 winner

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Richard Hoberman, left, managing partner of the Southern Connecticut General Office of New York Life, presents Manchester, Conn. resident Donald McAllister with a $10,000 check for winning New York Life’s Cube Toss Challenge. New York Life’s presenting sponsorship of the Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament paid off big for McAllister on March 6. By rolling three cubes that resulted in three New York Life logos, he instantly won $10,000 during the Cube Toss Challenge contest during a timeout break of the Syracuse vs. Providence game.Simsbury, Connecticut resident Adam Silverman, also won two tickets to the Big East women’s championship game on Tuesday night. Silverman rolled three “Safe and Secure” phrases on the cubes to win.Mark Pfaff, executive vice president of New York Life, who attended the Saturday games, said, “The Big East fans were treated to exciting basketball action throughout the day, and during the break, New York Life was proud to keep the excitement going with a fun contest to help the fans learn about the selfless gift of life insurance and the importance of buying from a safe and secure insurer. What an outstanding venue and a terrific, family environment! Our congratulations to the winners of the contest and to all of the athletes competing in this great tournament.”