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2013-14 CONNECTICUT BASKETBALL Game #11 - December 22, 2013, Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, Wash. - 3:30 p.m. coach of the UConn men’s basketball program after posting a 20-10 record last year. He is the only head OVER THE AIR coach in UConn history to post a 20-victory season in his first year. TELEVISION: ESPNU Mark Jones (pbp) Kara Lawson (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) WGCH-Greenwich (1490-AM) Sirius-91, XM-91  UConn owns a 19-3 record (.864) 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, St. John’s, and USF last season. This season, the Huskies are 1-0 on ESPNU. Today’s game against Washington is the second of seven regular-season UConn games on ESPNU this season. #10 AP/#10 USA Today Connecticut Huskies 9-1 overall 0-0 American Washington Huskies 6-4 overall 0-0 Pac-12 2013-14 UConn Men’s Basketball Date OCTOBER Wed 30 NOVEMBER Mon Fri Mon Thu Sun 4 Husky Notables  Kevin Ollie is in his second season as the 18th head Opponent TV Time SCSU (exhib.) (GP) W, 93-65 Concordia (exhib.) (XL) W, 98-38 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 W, 77-60 2K Sports Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. Thu 21 vs. Boston College ESPN2 W, 72-70 Fri 22 vs. ARV/#22 Indiana ESPN2 W, 59-58 Tue 26 Loyola (Md.) (XL) SNY W, 76-66 DECEMBER Mon 2 #15/13 Florida (GP) ESPN2 W, 65-64 Fri 6 Maine (XL) SNY W, 95-68 Wed 18 Stanford (XL) ESPN2 L, 51-53 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  UP NEXT: For the first time in 27 years, UConn will play a home game somplace other than Storrs or Hartford when it plays host to Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Saturday. The game begins at 1 p.m. and will be televised by THE GAME: The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team (#10-AP, #10USA Today) will meet the University of Washington in a non-conference game at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. The game will begin at 3:30 p.m. (EST) and be televised by ESPNU. It uis UConn’s first true road game of the 2013-14 season. The Huskies, 9-1, are coming off their first loss of the season, 53-51, against Stanford at the XL Center last Wednesday. UConn is led by senior Shabazz Napier, who tops the team in scoring (15.0), rebpunding (6.8), and assists (6.1). Juniors DeAndre Daniels (13.9) and Ryan Boatright (11.5) are also averaging double figurres. Washington, 6-4, is coming off a 73-62 win at Tulane on Tuesday. Guard C.J. Wilcox (20.9) leads four double-figure scorers for the UW Huskies. 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 December 22, 2013 vs. Washington

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