2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies

2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Jeff Adrien Sr SF 6-7 245 Feb 10, 1986 Brookline (MA) United States Brewster Academy
- Craig Austrie Sr G 6-2 185 Mar 17, 1987 Stamford (CT) United States Trinity Catholic High School
- Kyle Bailey RS-So G 6-3 170 Feb 21, 1989 Lancaster (NH) United States White Mountain School
- Donnell Beverly So G 6-4 190 Sep 7, 1989 Hawthorne (CA) United States Leuzinger High School
- Johnnie Bird Sr G 6-0 165 Sep 7, 1987 Fort Bragg (NC) United States Bridgeport Central High School
- Jerome Dyson Jr G 6-3 180 May 1, 1987 Potomac (MD) United States Winston Churchill High School
- Gavin Edwards Jr C 6-10 235 Jan 15, 1988 Gilbert (AZ) United States Mesquite High School
- Scottie Haralson Fr SG 6-4 236 Feb 17, 1990 Jackson (MS) United States Provine High School
- Alex Hornat Jr F 6-5 205 Apr 21, 1988 South Windsor (CT) United States South Windsor High School
- John Lindner Sr F 6-5 265 Jul 4, 1987 Cheshire (CT) United States Cheshire Academy
- Ater Majok RS-Sr C 6-11 233 Jul 4, 1987 Khartoum Australia / South Sudan American International High School
- Jonathan Mandeldove Jr C 7-0 240 Apr 25, 1987 Stone Mountain (GA) United States Hargrave Military Academy
- Charles Okwandu So C 7-0 270 Oct 24, 1986 Lagos Nigeria King's High School
- A.J. Price Sr G 6-2 195 Oct 7, 1986 Orange (NJ) United States Amityville Memorial High School
- Stanley Robinson Jr F 6-9 220 Jul 14, 1988 Birmingham (AL) United States Huffman High School
- Hasheem Thabeet Jr C 7-3 263 Feb 16, 1987 Dar es Salaam Tanzania Cypress Christian School
- Jim Veronick Sr F 6-8 200 Feb 18, 1987 Durham (CT) United States Coginchaug Regional High School
- Kemba Walker Fr G 6-1 184 May 8, 1990 The Bronx (NY) United States Rice High School

Recent Connecticut Huskies History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 20-15 (10-8) 5th (AAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 32-8 (12-6) 3rd (AAC) Runner Up NCAA Champion
2012-2013 20-10 (10-8) 7th (Big East) N/A N/A
2011-2012 20-14 (8-10) 9th (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 32-9 (9-9) 9th (Big East) Champion NCAA Champion
2009-2010 18-16 (7-11) 11th (Big East) 1st Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 31-5 (15-3) 2nd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2007-2008 24-9 (13-5) 4th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 17-14 (6-10) 12th (Big East) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 30-4 (14-2) 1st (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2004-2005 23-8 (13-3) 1st (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 33-6 (12-4) 2nd (Big East) Champion NCAA Champion
2002-2003 23-10 (10-6) 3rd (Big East) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd

2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Hasheem Thabeet Consensus All-American Second Team
Hasheem Thabeet NABC All-American First Team
Hasheem Thabeet NABC Defensive Player of the Year
Hasheem Thabeet AP All-American Second Team
Hasheem Thabeet USBWA All-American Second Team
Hasheem Thabeet Sporting News All-American Second Team
Hasheem Thabeet AAC Player of the Year
Hasheem Thabeet All-AAC First Team
A.J. Price All-AAC Second Team
Jeff Adrien All-AAC Third Team
A.J. Price AAC All-Tournament Team
Hasheem Thabeet AAC Defensive Player of the Year
Kemba Walker AAC All-Rookie Team
Hasheem Thabeet Paradise Jam Tournament MVP
Jerome Dyson Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team
Kemba Walker Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team

2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Price J. Dyson J. Adrien S. Robinson H. Thabeet
Rotation K. Walker C. Austrie     G. Edwards
Lim PT J. Bird S. Haralson   J. Veronick C. Okwandu
Lim PT   D. Beverly     J. Mandeldove
Lim PT   A. Hornat      
Lim PT   J. Lindner      

2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
A.J. Price 35 31.8 14.7 3.5 4.7 0.7 0.0 2.7
Jeff Adrien 36 34.6 13.6 9.9 1.7 0.5 1.2 1.8
Hasheem Thabeet 36 31.8 13.6 10.8 0.5 0.6 4.2 1.9
Jerome Dyson 24 29.3 13.2 4.1 3.2 1.8 0.3 2.0
Kemba Walker 36 25.1 8.9 3.5 2.9 1.0 0.2 1.8
Stanley Robinson 28 24.9 8.5 5.9 1.2 0.6 1.1 1.6
Craig Austrie 36 25.3 7.2 1.8 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.9
Gavin Edwards 36 11.7 3.8 3.0 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.6
Scottie Haralson 17 4.1 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Donnell Beverly 20 4.0 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.1
Jim Veronick 4 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
Charles Okwandu 10 4.5 0.3 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.6
Johnnie Bird 9 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Alex Hornat 2 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
John Lindner 4 1.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jonathan Mandeldove 7 2.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

2008-2009 Connecticut Huskies Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Kyle Muncy Assistant Athletic Director 1994-1995 N/A
James Doran Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A