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SHABAZZ NAPIER Junior • Guard 6-1 • 171 • Roxbury, Mass.

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At Connecticut: Has appeared in 86 games averaging 11.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.7 steals per game... 2012 All-BIG EAST Preseason Second team... 2011 BIG EAST All-Rookie selection. As a Junior in 2012-13: Has started all 11games... 8th in the BIG EAST with 16.8 points to go with 3.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.2 steals (9th BIG EAST) per game... Averaging 10.1 points on 48-percent shooting in the second half... Named to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Second Team... Registered 19 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals against Fordham... Tallied a season-high nine assists, seven rebounds and four steals against Harvard... Led all scorers with 19 points, including 10 straight to open the game, against NC State in the Jimmy V Classic... Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team... Notched his second-straight 20-point performance, and third of the season, with 23 points, four assists and three steals against New Mexico in the final of the Paradise Jam... Named the BIG EAST Player of the Week on November 19 after leading UConn to a 3-0 week... Finished with a career-high 29 points based on a career-high 11-12 from the free throw line in a double-overtiem victory against Quinnipiac in the semifinal of the Paradise Jam... Led UConn over No. 14 Michigan State in the Armed Forces Classic with 25 points, two steals and two assists. As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Appeared in 34 games, averaging 13.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game in BIG EAST play... Averaged 15.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in the BIG EAST Tournament... Named Preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention... Bob Cousy Award Candidate... Notched a game-high 22 points and six assists against Iowa State in the NCAA Second Round loss... Led all players with 26 points to go with six assists, three blocks and three steals against West Virginia in the BIG EAST Tournament... Led all players with 23 points, six assists and four steals against Pittsburgh... Finished with 11 points, eight assists and four steals against Marquette... Notched his second double-double of the season with 14 points and a BIG EAST-high 11 assists against DePaul... Set a career high with 27 points on 10-of-19 shooting with seven assists against Cincinnati... Notched a team-high 16 points at Notre Dame... Hit the 20-point mark for the seventh time this season with 23 points, and five rebounds against Rutgers... Led UConn over St. John’s with 17 points and nine assists... Tallied a game-high 24 points with six rebounds and five assists against Fairfield... Tied his career high with 13 assists against Holy Cross... Led all players with a then careerhigh 26 points and six three-pointers against Florida State in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis... Notched the ninth triple-double in UConn history against Coppin State with 22 points, and career highs of 12 rebounds and 13 assists... Tallied 21 points and three steals against Wagner... Notched 21 points and tied his then-career-high with eight assists against Columbia in the season opener. Summer of 2011: Selected to the 2011 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games team training camp in preparation for the 2011 World University Games from Aug. 13-23 in Shenzhen, China. As a Freshman in 2010-11: Appeared in all 41 games... Named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... Averaged 7.8 points, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 23.8 minutes off the bench.... Recorded 8.3 points and 3.2 assists per game in BIG EAST play... Averaged 5.0 points and 3.3 assists in the NCAA Tournament... Totaled 10 points and four rebounds against Arizona in the NCAA Elite 8... Finished the game with six assists against San Diego State in the NCAA Sweet 16... Tallied 11 points and a then-career-high eight assists against DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament... Totaled 18 points, three assists and three steals at West Virginia... Tied his season high with five steals at Seton Hall... Scored a season and game-high 23 points with five three-pointers against Louisville... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Monday, January 10 after scoring 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting in the overtime victory at Texas and a season-high 18 points with five assists at Notre Dame... Totaled 12 points, four assists and two steals in 21 minutes in the victory over Kentucky in the Championship of the Maui Invitational. Before UConn: Attended Charlestown High School in Charlestown, Mass… Attended the Reebok All-American Camp in Philadelphia… Played for the Metro Boston AAU team. Individual Career History Personal Information: Shabazz Bozie Napier… Born July 14, 1991… Son of Carmen Velasquez… Has two siblings, Timmie Barrows and Titana Velasquez.

NAPIER, Shabazz Season

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 TOTAL

gp-gs

min/avg

41-0 976/23.8 34-31 1191/35.0 11-11 391/35.5 86-42 2558/29.7

Season

gp-gs

min/avg

2010-11 2011-12 TOTAL

18-0 425/23.6 18-15 629/34.9 36-15 1054/29.3

Total fg-fga

pct

100-270 136-350 56-126 292-746

.370 .389 .444 .391

Total fg-fga

pct

47-120 55-168 102-288

.392 .327 .354

3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Individual Career History fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

3-Point fg-fga

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

46-141 59-166 22-56 127-363

24-70 21-75 45-145

(conference-only)

.326 74-96 .771 26 73 .355 110-148 .743 23 97 .393 51-60 .850 4 35 .350 NAPIER, 235-304 Shabazz .773 53 205 pct

.343 .280 .310

F-Throws ft-fta pct

31-42 54-71 85-113

.738 .761 .752

off

13 13 26

99 120 39 258

Rebounds def tot

32 46 78

45 59 104

2.4 72 3.5 87 3.5 21 3.0 180

2.5 3.3 2.9

32 46 78

0 124 75 2 198 94 0 41 13 2 363 182

0 57 1 99 1 156

31 46 77

5 66 9 56 3 24 17 146

2 3 5

27 26 53

320 441 185 946

7.8 13.0 16.8 11.0

149 8.3 185 10.3 334 9.3

UConn vs. Washington Men's Basketball  

UConn men's basketball notes for game vs. Washington game on Dec. 29.