Arizona-UConn thread

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

A trip to Houston and the Final Four hangs in the balance when the Pac10 clashes with the Big East.

Not counting vacated appearances, this is UA’s 27th NCAA Tournament appearance overall and the program has a 46-25 (.643) record in its previous NCAA Tournament action … This is the Wildcats’ ninth Elite Eight appearance. Twenty-nine of UA’s 45 NCAA Tournament victories have come while playing in the West.

UConn has a record of 47-27 in 30 NCAA Tournament appearances. The Huskies have won two NCAA National Championships, in 2004 and 1999, and the Huskies also advanced to their third NCAA Final Four in 2009. UConn has reached the NCAA Elite Eight ten times and the Sweet Sixteen 16 times in school history. UConn is 43- 13 in the NCAA Tournament in 17 appearances under Jim Calhoun and were 4-14 in 13 appearances in the tourney prior
to Calhoun’s arrival in Storrs.

Notes courtesy of arizonawildcats.com and uconnhuskies.com.

Arizona Tournament Center

Connecticut NCAA Tournament Center

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Arizona’s Probable Starters
No. Name…………………. Ht…. Wt… Yr. ..PPG… RPG… APG
F 23 Derrick Williams …6-8… 241… So. ..19.1… 8.2….. 1.1
F 33 Jesse Perry ………..6-7 ..210… Jr. ..6.4.. 4.3….. 0.6
F 44 Solomon Hill ………6-6.. 226…. So..8.0.. 4.6….. 1.7
G 21 Kyle Fogg…………… 6-3. 180 …Jr. .. 8.1.. 1.9…. 2.7
G 12 Lamont Jones…….. 6-0 196 ….So. . 9.5.. 1.6… 2.4

2010-11 UConn Roster

……………………………………….GP..GS……….MP……..Avg.

15 WALKER, Kemba………… 37-37……. 1386…… 37.5
03 LAMB, Jeremy…………… 37-36…….. 1001….. 27.1
34 ORIAKHI, Alex…………… 37-35…….. 1085….. 29.3
13 NAPIER, Shabazz………… 37-0………… 871….. 23.5
22 SMITH, Roscoe………….. 37-29……….. 928….. 25.1
04 COOMBS-MCDANIEL, J. .37-2 ………….633….. 17.1
35 OKWANDU, Charles……. 37-19……….. 569…… 15.4
05 GIFFEY, Niels…………… 37-10………… 370…. 10.0
02 BEVERLY, Donnell………. 35-0………… 317……. 9.1
10 OLANDER, Tyler………… 35-17………… 354….. 10.1
01 WOLF, Enosch…………….. 7-0…………… 26……. 3.7
23 STEWART, Benjamin…….. 4-0……………. 4…….. 1.0
21 BAILEY, Kyle……………… 6-0 ……………..6 ……..1.0

TEAM STATISTICS……………………….. UCONN…………….. OPP
SCORING……………………………………………. 2793……………….. 2500
Points per game ……………………………………73.5…………………. 65.8
Scoring margin …………………………………….+7.7 –
FIELD GOALS-ATT …………………………….988-2269…………… 916-2291
Field goal pct…………………………………….. . 4 3 5……………….. . 4 0 0
3 POINT FG-ATT …………………………………227-671…………… 239-717
3-point FG pct …………………………………….. 3 3 8……………….. . 3 3 3
3-pt FG made per game…………………………… 6.0…………………… 6.3
FREE THROWS-ATT ……………………………590-777……………. 429-623
Free throw pct …………………………………….. 7 5 9……………….. . 6 8 9
F-Throws made per game …………………………15.5…………………. 11.3
REBOUNDS ……………………………………………1504………………… 1327
Rebounds per game …………………………………39.6…………………. 34.9
Rebounding margin …………………………………+4.7 –
ASSISTS …………………………………………………502………………….. 470
Assists per game ……………………………………..13.2………………….. 12.4
TURNOVERS ……………………………………………435………………….. 447
Turnovers per game …………………………………11.4………………….. 11.8
Turnover margin …………………………………….+0.3 –
Assist/turnover ratio ………………………………..1.2……………………. 1.1
STEALS …………………………………………………..245…………………… 228
Steals per game …………………………………………6.4……………………. 6.0
BLOCKS ………………………………………………….209 …………………….137
Blocks per game………………………………………. 5.5…………………….. 3.6
ATTENDANCE ………………………………………196671……………… 273188
Home games-Avg/Game …………………..17-11569……………….. 10-13272
Neutral site-Avg/Game – 11-12770
Score by Periods ……………………….1st……….. 2nd…….. OT….. OT2…. Totals
UConn ……………………………………1288……. 1453……… 43…… 9……. 2793
Opponents ………………………………1140…….. 1311…….. 39….. 10……. 2500

Arizona Stats
Points……………………………  76.4
Opp. Points……………………. 67.7
Rebounds………………………  34.4
Opp. Rebounds ……………… 30.8
Off. Rebounds ………………..10.4
Opp. Off. Rebounds…………  9.9
Field Goal Pct………………. ..470
Opp. Field Goal Pct. …………445
3-Point Pct…………………. ..399
Opp. 3-Point Pct………….. . .291
3-Point FGs…………………..  7.9
Opp. 3-Point FGs …………… 4.6
Free Throw Pct. ……………. .747
Opp. Free Throw Pct. ………..672
Personal Fouls………………. . 18.7
Assists …………………………….14.1
Turnovers…………………… ….12.9
Opp. Turnovers…………… … 12.8
Blocked Shots……………….. …2.6
Steals………………………….. …. 5.2

 

One Response to "Arizona-UConn thread"

  1. Casey   March 26, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    I’m trying to remember a game with as many dramatic shifts in momentum as this one.

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