West Virginia 78, Connecticut 72

March 13, 2008

Conference Tournament

American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York) - Neutral Site

Attendance: 19,562

Officials: Pat Driscoll, Tim Higgins, John Gaffney

Team Rebounds: West Virginia (5) Connecticut (2)

Technicals: West Virginia (0) Connecticut (0)

  1 2 Final
WVU (24-9) 42 36 78
UConn (24-8) 36 36 72

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
WVU 73 107.5 99.2
UConn 73 99.2 107.5

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
WVU .509 0.220 0.324 0.328
UConn .540 0.179 0.208 0.360

West Virginia Mountaineers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL TO BLK PTS
- Da'Sean Butler Starter SF 31:00 6-12 2-5 3-4 14.0 3.0 6 9 3 4 1 2 0 17
- Joe Alexander Starter PF 39:00 12-22 0-1 10-12 19.5 1.0 6 7 1 0 1 2 1 34
- Darris Nichols Starter PG 39:00 5-8 2-4 1-2 8.0 1.0 3 4 2 3 1 3 0 13
- Alex Ruoff Starter SG 23:00 1-3 1-2 4-4 5.2 1.0 2 3 3 5 3 4 0 7
- Jamie Smalligan Starter C 11:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 -2.0 1.0 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 2
- Joe Mazzulla Bench PG 21:00 1-2 0-0 0-1 1.4 0.0 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 2
- Wellington Smith Bench SF 25:00 1-6 0-2 0-0 3.5 3.0 4 7 1 4 0 2 3 2
- John Flowers Bench SF 11:00 0-2 0-1 1-3 3.9 2.0 2 4 3 2 1 1 0 1
  Team                   5            
        200 27-58 5-17 19-26 53.5 12 25 42 15 26 8 16 4 78
          46.6% 29.4% 73.1%                    

Connecticut Huskies

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL TO BLK PTS
- Jeff Adrien Starter SF 37:00 5-10 0-0 1-2 5.5 1.0 5 6 0 4 0 1 1 11
- A.J. Price Starter PG 38:00 5-13 2-7 10-15 12.6 1.0 2 3 6 3 1 2 0 22
- Stanley Robinson Starter PF 31:00 4-8 2-3 1-1 6.9 0.0 3 3 1 2 0 2 2 11
- Craig Austrie Starter SG 26:00 2-7 2-6 0-0 1.8 0.0 2 2 2 3 0 1 0 6
- Hasheem Thabeet Starter C 28:00 2-4 0-0 2-3 5.1 3.0 3 6 0 4 0 2 2 6
- Doug Wiggins Bench PG 11:00 3-4 1-2 0-0 6.0 0.0 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 7
- Jerome Dyson Bench SG 21:00 2-3 1-2 3-4 5.2 0.0 2 2 1 5 3 3 1 8
- Gavin Edwards Bench C 08:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 -2.5 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1
  Team                   2            
        200 23-50 8-20 18-27 40.6 5 19 26 11 24 5 13 6 72
          46.0% 40.0% 66.7%                    

West Virginia Mountaineers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Darris Nichols
10.9p, 3.5r, 3.3a
Alex Ruoff
13.6p, 3.4r, 3a
Da'Sean Butler
12.7p, 6.2r, 1.7a
Joe Alexander
16.9p, 6.1r, 2.4a
Jamie Smalligan
2.4p, 1.9r, 0.8a
Rotation Joe Mazzulla
5.7p, 2.8r, 2.2a
 
 
Wellington Smith
5.4p, 3.8r, 0.9a
 
 
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
John Flowers
4.8p, 2.6r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 

Connecticut Huskies Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A.J. Price
14.9p, 3.6r, 6a
Craig Austrie
7.5p, 1.8r, 1.7a
Jeff Adrien
14.7p, 9r, 1.2a
Stanley Robinson
10.5p, 6.5r, 1.1a
Hasheem Thabeet
10.4p, 7.9r, 0.4a
Rotation Doug Wiggins
6.8p, 2.7r, 2.4a
Jerome Dyson
12.4p, 3.7r, 2a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gavin Edwards
2.9p, 1.6r, 0.2a

West Virginia Mountaineers Leaders

MPG Darris Nichols 34.6
FG% Will Thomas .600
3P% Jarrett Brown .500
FT% Jarrett Brown 1.000
ORPG Da'Sean Butler 2.3
DRPG Joe Alexander 4.2
RPG Da'Sean Butler 6.2
SPG Alex Ruoff 1.6
APG Darris Nichols 3.3
BPG Wellington Smith 1.6
PPG Joe Alexander 16.9

Connecticut Huskies Leaders

MPG Jeff Adrien 33.6
FG% Hasheem Thabeet .609
3P% Donnell Beverly 1.000
FT% Donnell Beverly 1.000
ORPG Hasheem Thabeet 2.9
DRPG Jeff Adrien 6.5
RPG Jeff Adrien 9.0
SPG Jerome Dyson 1.8
APG A.J. Price 6.0
BPG Hasheem Thabeet 4.5
PPG A.J. Price 14.9

Today's Games

(2) Memphis 75
Tulane 56

(3) UCLA 88
California 66

(8) Georgetown 82
Villanova 63

(10) Stanford 75
Arizona 64

(12) Xavier 74
Dayton 65

(13) Louisville 69
(17) Pittsburgh 76

(15) Notre Dame 79
(25) Marquette 89

(16) Connecticut 72
West Virginia 78

(19) Vanderbilt 93
Auburn 82

(21) Washington State 75
Oregon 70