Since UConn’s extraordinary season came to an end with an overtime win over Providence on March 9, there has been one question eating away at fans – is Shabazz Napier going to stay?
And now, on the first full day of Spring Weekend, UConn fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Shabazz Napier will be a Husky for one more year, as the school released a statement from...
Here's the press release as well as the statement from Shabazz Napier about his intentions for returning to the UConn Huskies men's basketball program for his senior season. Also according to the release, Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels plan to return as well.
STORRS, Conn. (April 26, 2013) --- University of Connecticut junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.)...
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier is staying for his senior season and will not enter the NBA draft.
Napier led UConn in scoring last season, averaging more than 17 points. He says in a statement Friday he wants to get his degree and play in the NCAA tournament.
UConn went 20-10 this season but was barred from the Big East and NCAA tournaments after failing to qualify academically...
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26 days ago
Connecticut was missing top scorer Shabazz Napier for its game against Cincinnati on Saturday.
Napier, who averages 17.1 points per game, aggravated his right foot during a double-overtime loss to No. 7 Georgetown on Wednesday night. The foot has been a problem throughout his career. He had a screw inserted in the foot last September to repair a stress fracture.
A school spokesman...
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March 02, 2013
For the second time this season, UConn Huskies men's basketball point guard Shabazz Napier has been named Big East Player of the Week.
Here's the release from UConn:
STORRS --- After leading the UConn men’s basketball team to a pair of overtime victories last week, junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.) has been selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Week...
According to a press release on the UConn Huskies website, UConn men's basketball point guard Shabazz Napier has undergone surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot.
Here's the release:
STORRS, Conn. --- University of Connecticut junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.) will be out of action for the next several weeks as he recovers from surgery on his...
If there was ever a 10-second span that encapsulated a game...this might be it.UConn and Villanova went to overtime Monday night in Philadelphia and with 10-seconds left, it was 70-68 Huskies.In the ensuing 10-seconds, Villanova gets a driving layup to tie it with 5-seconds left.And from there, UConn's Shabazz Napier took over. From 30-plus feet, with about 1-second left.Nothing...
Shabazz Napier wasn’t supposed to play tonight for UConn due to a foot injury. Luckily for the Huskies he was able to not only play, but hit a ridiculous 30-foot three pointer as time expired in overtime to give his squad a 73-70 win over Villanova. This all comes after Napier grilled his teammates following their loss to Marquette on Sunday.
Looks like the sophomore point...
Shabazz NapierBy Paul Seaver (TheArenaPulse) This post is part of The Arena Pulse's Player of the Night feature.Each morning throughout the 2011-12 season, The Arena Pulse will select and name its "Player of the Night" from the previous evening's action.Duquesne sophomore T.J. McConnell recorded a triple-double on Friday night, the first of the college basketball...
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Shabazz Napier recorded a triple-double with 22 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds as No. 4 Connecticut beat Coppin State 87-70 Sunday.
Napier's triple-double was the ninth in UConn history, the first since Kemba Walker did it last season against Maryland-Baltimore County. Walker sat in the front row behind the UConn bench Sunday.
Jeremy Lamb, despite spraining his ankle in...
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November 20, 2011