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2013-14 CONNECTICUT BASKETBALL Game #4 - November 17, 2013, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. - noon 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project coach of the UConn men’s basketball program after posting a 20-10 record last year. He is the only head OVER THE AIR TELEVISION: ESPNU Bob Picozzi (pbp) Seth Greenberg (analyst) RADIO: UConn IMG Sports Radio Network WTIC-AM 1080 Joe D’Ambrosio (pbp) Wayne Norman (analyst) WTIC-Hartford, (1080-AM) WILI-Willimantic (1400-AM) WELI-New Haven (960-AM) Sirius-138, XM-193 coach in UConn history to post a 20-victory season in his first year.  UConn owns an 18-3 record (.857) on ESPNU since first appearing on the channel in the 2005-06 season. The Huskies had won 17 straight on ESPNU before bowing to Marquette in overtime, St. John’s, and USF last season. Today’s game against Boston University is the first of seven regular-season UConn games on ESPNU this season.  UP NEXT: UConn will continue play in the four- Connecticut Huskies 3-0 overall 0-0 American Boston University Terriers 2-0 overall 0-0 Patriot 2013-14 UConn Men’s Basketball Date OCTOBER Wed Fri Mon Thu Sun TV Time SCSU (exhib.) (GP) W, 93-65 4 Concordia (exhib.) (XL) W, 98-38 30 NOVEMBER Mon Opponent Husky Notables  Kevin Ollie is in his second season as the 18th head 8 vs. Maryland (Barclays Center) ESPN2 W, 78-77 11 Yale (XL) SNY W, 80-62 2K Sports Classic, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. 14 Detroit (GP) SNY W, 101-55 17 Boston University (GP) ESPNU noon 2K Sports Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. Thu 21 vs. Boston College ESPN2 7 pm Fri 22 vs. Indiana/Washington ESPN2 5/7 pm Tue 26 Loyola (Md.) (XL) SNY 7 pm DECEMBER Mon 2 Florida (GP) ESPN2 7 pm Fri 6 Maine (XL) SNY 7 pm Wed 18 Stanford (XL) ESPN2 9 pm Sun 22 at Washington ESPNU 3:30 pm Sat 28 Eastern Washington (WBA) SNY 1 pm Tue 31 *at Houston ESPN2 9 pm JANUARY Sat 4 *at SMU ESPNU 2 pm Wed 8 Harvard (GP) ESPNU 7 pm Sat 11 *UCF (GP) ESPNU 6 pm Thu 16 *at Memphis ESPN/ESPN2 7 pm Sat 18 *Louisville (GP) ESPN 9 pm Tue 21 *Temple (XL) CBS SN 7 pm Sat 25 *at Rutgers ESPNU 7 pm Thu 30 *Houston (GP) CBS SN 9 pm FEBRUARY Thu 6 *at Cincinnati ESPN/ESPN2 7 pm Sun 9 *at UCF ESPN2 6 pm Wed 12 *USF (XL) ESPN/ESPN2 7 pm Sat 15 *Memphis (XL) ESPN/ESPN2 noon Thu 20 *at Temple ESPN/ESPN2 9 pm Sun 23 *SMU (GP) CBS SN 2 pm Wed 26 *at USF CBS SN 7 pm MARCH Sat 1 *Cincinnati (XL) ESPN/ESPN2 noon Wed 5 *Rutgers (GP) ESPNU 7 pm Sat 8 *at Louisville ESPNU 2 pm American Athletic Conf. Championship, FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn. Wed-Sat 12-15 AAC Championship ESPN Network TBA *— American Athletic Conference Opponent GP - Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn.; XL - XL Center, Hartford, Conn.; WBA - Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Conn. All times Eastern Standard game 2K Sports Classic, benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, meeting Boston College in the tourney semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 21, at Madison Square Garden at 7 p.m. The game will be televised by ESPN2. Indiana and Washington will square off in the second semifinal at 9:30 p.m. THE GAME: The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team (#19-AP, #20USA Today) contiues play in the 2K Sports Classic, benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, by hosting Boston University at Gampel Pavilion at noon. The game will be televised by ESPNU. The Huskies (3-0) are coming off an 101-55 win over Detroit on Thursday at Gampel. The Huskies had six double-figure scorers, led by sophomore Omar Calhoun’s 17 points, and 15 points by senior Niels Giffey. BU stands 2-0 in the new season, coming off a 91-65 victory over UMass Lowell on Wednesday. Dom Morris led the Terriers with 27 points and 10 rebounds, while Maurice Watson, Jr. added 18 points. 2013-14 UConn Basketball Roster # Name Yr. Pos. 0 Phillip Nolan So. F 2 DeAndre Daniels Jr. F 3 Terrence Samuel Fr. G 5 Niels Giffey Sr. G/F 10 Tyler Olander Sr. F 11 Ryan Boatright Jr. G 12 Kentan Facey Fr. F 13 Shabazz Napier Sr. G 14 Pat Lenehan Jr. G 20 Lasan Kromah Gr. G/F 21 Omar Calhoun So. G 22 Leon Tolksdorf So. F 25 Tor Watts Sr. G 35 Amida Brimah Fr. C 44 Rodney Purvis* R-So. G * --- will redshirt during 2013-14 season Ht. 6-10 6-9 6-4 6-7 6-10 6-0 6-9 6-1 6-4 6-6 6-6 6-8 6-1 7-0 6-4 Wt. Hometown/Last School 212 Milwaukee, Wis. /Riverside University HS 195 Los Angeles, Calif. /W.H. Taft HS 190 Brooklyn, N.Y./Victory Collegiate HS 204 Berlin, Germany /Heinrich-Schliemann HS 230 Mansfield, Conn. /E.O. Smith HS 168 Aurora, Ill. /East Aurora HS 200 Trelawny, Jamaica /L.I. Lutheran HS 180 Roxbury, Mass. /Charlestown HS 181 Middletown, Conn. /Xavier HS 201 Greenbelt, Md. /Geo. Washington Univ. 200 Brooklyn, N.Y. /Christ The King HS 218 Berlin, Germany /Leibniz-Oberschule Berlin HS 200 Brooklyn, N.Y. /Xaverian HS/York Prep 217 Accra, Ghana /Archbishop Carroll HS 203 Raleigh, N.C./North Carolina St. COACHING STAFF: Head Coach: KEVIN OLLIE, 2nd Season as HC, 4th Season at UConn (UConn ‘95) Associate Head Coach: GLEN MILLER, 11th Season at UConn (UConn ‘88) Assistant Coach: KARL HOBBS, 11th Season at UConn (UConn ‘84) Assistant Coach: RICKY MOORE, 2nd season at UConn (UConn ‘99) Director of Basketball Administration: KEVIN FREEMAN, 3rd season at UConn (UConn ‘06) Graduate Assistant: DAVID SEVUSH, 2nd season at UConn (UConn ‘10) PRONUNCIATIONS: Niels Giffey (Neelzz Gif-EYE) Shabazz Napier (Shuh-BAZZ NAY-pier) Amida Brimah (Am-EE-da BRY-maw) Lasan Kromah (La-SAHN CROW-ma) FOR MORE INFO ON UCONN BASKETBALL PLEASE CONTACT: PHIL CHARDIS Assistant Director of Communications; twitter: @UConnMBB Office-- 860-486-3531; Mobile-- 860-771-3314 2013-2014 University of Connecticut Basketball Media Notes November 17, 2013 vs. Boston University

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