2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies

2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
10 Brendan Adams So PG 6-4 200 Apr 3, 2000 Baltimore (MD) United States Calvert Hall College High School
45 Temi Aiyegbusi Sr G 6-4 205 Jun 4, 1998 Philadelphia (PA) United States Saint Joseph's Preparatory School
23 Akok Akok Fr SF 6-9 195 Oct 23, 1999 Manchester (NH) United States Putnam Science Academy
2 James Bouknight Fr G 6-4 180 Sep 18, 2000 Granby (MA) United States MacDuffie School
25 Josh Carlton Jr C 6-11 265 Feb 26, 1999 Hyattsville (MD) United States DeMatha Catholic High School
0 Jalen Gaffney Fr G 6-2 175 Jul 30, 2000 Columbus (NJ) United States Westtown School
41 Matt Garry So G 6-4 185 Mar 20, 2000 Southington (CT) United States Southington High School
3 Alter Gilbert Jr PG 6-0 180 Oct 6, 1997 Lithonia (GA) United States Miller Grove High School
12 Tyler Polley Jr F 6-8 200 Apr 7, 1999 Weston (FL) United States Sagemont School
13 Richie Springs Fr SF 6-9 200 Sep 28, 2001 Granby (MA) United States MacDuffie School
1 Christian Vital Sr PG 6-2 187 Mar 21, 1997 Hollis (NY) United States St. Thomas More Prep
5 Isaiah Whaley Jr F 6-8 225 Mar 26, 1998 Gastonia (NC) United States Mt. Zion Christian Academy
15 Sidney Wilson So SF 6-7 185 Apr 10, 1999 Bronx (NY) United States St. Raymond High School for Boys

Connecticut Transfers Sitting Out 2019-2020

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- R.J. Cole Tr G 6-1 185 Aug 24, 1999 Union (NJ) United States Howard

Recent Connecticut Huskies History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 19-12 (10-8) 5th (AAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2018-2019 16-17 (6-12) 9th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 14-18 (7-11) 8th (AAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 16-17 (9-9) 5th (AAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 25-11 (11-7) 6th (AAC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
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

2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Christian Vital NABC All-District (24) Second Team
Christian Vital All-AAC First Team
James Bouknight All-AAC Third Team
James Bouknight AAC All-Rookie Team
James Bouknight AAC Player of the Week (Feb 10, 2020)
Christian Vital AAC Player of the Week (Mar 9, 2020)
Christian Vital AAC Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2020)
James Bouknight AAC Rookie of the Week (Feb 17, 2020)
James Bouknight AAC Rookie of the Week (Nov 25, 2019)
James Bouknight Charleston Classic All-Tournament Team

2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Vital J. Gaffney J. Bouknight I. Whaley J. Carlton
Rotation B. Adams        
Rotation A. Gilbert        
Lim PT T. Aiyegbusi M. Garry S. Wilson A. Akok  
Lim PT       T. Polley  

2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Christian Vital 31 32.2 16.4 6.3 2.6 2.5 0.2 2.7
James Bouknight 28 25.9 13.0 4.1 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.8
Tyler Polley 15 25.1 9.5 3.2 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.3
Alter Gilbert 30 27.2 8.5 2.6 3.8 1.1 0.1 2.3
Josh Carlton 31 21.2 7.8 6.1 0.7 0.4 1.1 2.1
Brendan Adams 31 22.0 7.4 2.2 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.4
Isaiah Whaley 30 18.8 6.0 5.0 0.6 0.6 1.5 0.9
Akok Akok 25 28.0 5.8 5.5 0.4 0.4 2.6 1.0
Jalen Gaffney 31 19.2 3.9 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.0 1.2
Sidney Wilson 23 11.6 3.3 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.8
Matt Garry 6 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Temi Aiyegbusi 10 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

2019-2020 Connecticut Huskies Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Hurley Head Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Rhode Island, 2012 to 2018)
Kenya Hunter Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Nebraska, 2013 to 2018)
Kimani Young Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Minnesota, 2013 to 2018)
Tom Moore Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Quinnipiac, 2007 to 2017)
Mamadou Diarra Student Assistant Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Tripp Doherty Director of Scouting, Video Coordinator 2018-2019 Video Coordinator (Harvard, 2016 to 2019)
Sal Alosi Director of Athletic Performance 2018-2019 N/A
David Benedict Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Eric Youncofski Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (Rhode Island, 2015 to 2018)
Ellen Trip Associate Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Kyle Muncy Assistant Athletic Director 1994-1995 N/A
Taliek Brown Director of Player Development 2018-2019 N/A
Bob Howard Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Matt Balis Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Chris West Strength and Conditioning Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Dr. Deena Casiero Director of Sports Medicine 2016-2017 N/A
James Doran Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A