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Shabazz Napier

UConn v Iowa State

Big Win in the Big Apple

By RACHEL COHEN   AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ DeAndre Daniels scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and UConn held off Iowa State 81-76 on Friday to reach the East Regional […]

03/28/2014

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 22:  Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Napier Named All-American By Coaches

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Wednesday their picks for All-Americans. UConn’s Shabazz Napier made the first team. First Team Nick Johnson, junior, g, Arizona Doug McDermott, senior, f, Creighton Shabazz Napier, senior g, […]

03/26/2014

Lasan Kromah,  UConn basketball (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Huskies Survive Hawks

By JOHN WAWROW  AP Sports Writer  BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) _ With Jim Calhoun watching from the stands, Shabazz Napier capped Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie’s first NCAA tournament appearance with a win. Shaking off a 23-foot […]

03/20/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 14: Jermaine Sanders #15 of the Cincinnati Bearcats drives with the ball against Lasan Kromah #20 of the Connecticut Huskies during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 14, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. Connecticut defeated Cincinnati 58-56. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

UConn Edges Cincy, To Face Louisville In AAC Championship Game

Shabazz Napier hit a free throw with 11.1 seconds left as No. 21 Connecticut held off 13th-ranked Cincinnati 58-56 Friday night to advance to the American Athletic Conference tournament final.

03/15/2014

Shabazz Napier vs. Temple, Jan. 21, 2014. (Bob Stowell/UConn)

Napier AAC Player Of The Year

UConn senior Shabazz Napier is the AAC conference Player of the Year.

03/12/2014

Basketball (Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Huskies End Home Schedule on High Note

By PAT EATON-ROBB  Associated Press    STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Shabazz Napier scored 26 points in his final home game, leading 19th-ranked UConn to a 69-63 win over Rutgers on Wednesday night. The senior guard […]

03/05/2014

Shabazz Napier vs. Cincinnati, March 1, 2014. (Bob Stowell/UConn)

Napier Happy About Decision To Stay At UConn

Shabazz Napier won a national championship as a freshman at UConn, and then decided to stick with the program despite academic sanctions, a coaching change and the lure of the NBA.

03/04/2014

Ryan Boatright, UConn (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Huskies Rally on Suncoast

By FRED GOODALL   AP Sports Writer   TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright shrugged off slow starts to lead an 18-0 second-run that helped Connecticut come from behind to beat South Florida […]

02/26/2014

Ryan Boatright, UConn (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Huskies Win Streak Now 4

By DAVE ZEITLIN   Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Shabazz Napier had 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as No. 21 Connecticut denied Temple its second straight upset over a nationally ranked team with a […]

02/20/2014

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