2020-2021 Connecticut Huskies

2020-2021 Connecticut Huskies Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
10 Brendan Adams Jr PG 6-4 195 Apr 3, 2000 Baltimore (MD) United States Calvert Hall College High School
11 Akok Akok So SF 6-9 210 Oct 23, 1999 Manchester (NH) United States Putnam Science Academy
2 James Bouknight So G 6-5 190 Sep 18, 2000 Granby (MA) United States MacDuffie School
31 Javonte Brown Fr C 6-11 240 Sep 19, 2002 Pickering Canada Thornlea Secondary School
25 Josh Carlton Sr C 6-11 240 Feb 26, 1999 Hyattsville (MD) United States DeMatha Catholic High School
1 R.J. Cole Jr G 6-1 185 Aug 24, 1999 Union (NJ) United States St. Anthony High School
0 Jalen Gaffney So G 6-3 185 Jul 30, 2000 Columbus (NJ) United States Westtown School
41 Matt Garry Jr G 6-5 185 Mar 20, 2000 Southington (CT) United States Southington High School
20 Andrew Hurley Fr G 6-1 175 Jan 30, 2002 Glastonbury (CT) United States East Catholic High School
44 Andre Jackson Fr G 6-6 205 Nov 13, 2001 Amsterdam (NY) United States The Albany Academy
4 Tyrese Martin Jr GF 6-6 215 Mar 7, 1999 Allentown (PA) United States William Allen High School
12 Tyler Polley Sr F 6-9 215 Apr 7, 1999 Weston (FL) United States Sagemont School
21 Adama Sanogo Fr PF 6-9 245 Feb 12, 2002 Bamako Mali St. Patrick High School
13 Richie Springs Fr SF 6-9 225 Sep 28, 2001 Granby (MA) United States MacDuffie School
5 Isaiah Whaley Sr F 6-9 230 Mar 26, 1998 Gastonia (NC) United States Mt. Zion Christian Academy

Recent Connecticut Huskies History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 15-8 (11-6) 3rd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
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

2020-2021 Connecticut Huskies Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Bouknight NABC All-District (5) Second Team
James Bouknight AP All-American Honorable Mention
James Bouknight All-Big East First Team
Adama Sanogo Big East All-Tournament Team
Isaiah Whaley Big East Defensive Player of the Year
Tyler Polley Big East Sixth Man Award
Adama Sanogo Big East All-Rookie Team
R.J. Cole Big East Player of the Week (Mar 1, 2021)
Tyler Polley Big East Player of the Week (Jan 11, 2021)
Adama Sanogo Big East Freshman of the Week (Mar 8, 2021)
Adama Sanogo Big East Freshman of the Week (Feb 15, 2021)
James Bouknight Legends Classic All-Tournament Team

2020-2021 Connecticut Huskies Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Cole J. Bouknight T. Martin A. Sanogo I. Whaley
Rotation   J. Gaffney A. Jackson T. Polley  
Lim PT B. Adams M. Garry R. Springs   J. Carlton
Lim PT A. Hurley   A. Akok   J. Brown

2020-2021 Connecticut Huskies Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Bouknight 15 31.6 18.7 5.7 1.8 1.1 0.3 2.8
R.J. Cole 23 31.0 12.2 3.0 4.3 1.2 0.0 1.7
Tyrese Martin 22 30.1 10.3 7.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.4
Isaiah Whaley 23 27.5 8.0 6.2 1.5 1.0 2.6 1.3
Tyler Polley 22 20.7 7.5 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3
Adama Sanogo 23 16.9 7.3 4.8 0.6 0.4 0.9 1.3
Jalen Gaffney 23 19.5 6.1 1.5 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.2
Brendan Adams 16 20.1 4.5 2.1 1.5 0.6 0.1 0.9
Josh Carlton 19 11.3 3.5 3.7 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.8
Andre Jackson 16 15.9 2.7 2.9 1.6 0.4 0.2 1.2
Javonte Brown 2 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Akok Akok 7 4.3 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Richie Springs 5 2.4 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Andrew Hurley 4 1.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 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)
Tripp Doherty Video Coordinator 2018-2019 Video Coordinator (Harvard, 2016 to 2019)
David Benedict Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Mike Rehfeldt Director of Sports Performance 2020-2021 Director of Strength and Conditioning (Cincinnati, 2012 to 2020)
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
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
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