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    A.J. Price
    12 A.J. Price
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Amityville, N.Y.

    High School:
    Amityville

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 190

    Position:
    Guard

    09/22/2013

    "Heart Of A Champion: A Tribute To Jim Calhoun"

    Hall of Famer honored with a spectacular night.

    At Connecticut: Appeared in 64 career games, starting at guard in 56 contests ... Averages 12.0 points per game with 305 assists (4.8/game) and 80 steals.

    As a Junior in 2007-08: Led the squad in scoring a team-high 13 times with 10 20-plus point performances ... Averaged 14.5 points per game overall (second on the team) and 16.1 in BIG EAST play ... Also leads the team in assists, tallying five or more on 24 occasions (6.0 per game) ... Started all 33 games at point guard ... Named To U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-America Team ... A unanimous selection to the First Team All-BIG EAST squad ... Selected as USBWA District Player of the Year and member of All-District First Team ... Named a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award ... Chosen as one of ten finalists for the USBWA Player of the Year Award, the Oscar Robertson Trophy ... Named to the NABC All-District 1 First Team ... Played nine minutes against San Diego in the NCAA First Round before tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament ... Scored a team-leading 22 points and dished out six assists in BIG EAST Quarterfinals against West Virginia ... Had 24 points with a career-high five three-pointers against West Virginia ... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 18) after leading Huskies to wins over DePaul and South Florida ... Had a team-high 23 points and seven assists in overtime win vs. South Florida ... Scored a career-high 26 points against Notre Dame and added nine assists against just one turnover ... Named to BIG EAST weekly honor roll (Feb. 4) after wins against Louisville and Pittsburgh ... Scored game-high 21 points and added five assists in win over Pittsburgh ... Had a game-high 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists in win over Louisville ... Scored 13 points and earned six assists in upset win at Indiana ... Had 13 points and three assists against Cincinnati, making a pair of free throws with under ten seconds to play for the win ... Tallied a game-high 17 points and made eight assists in win over Marquette ... Earned spot on BIG EAST weekly honor roll after Georgetown and St. John's games ... Had 17 points and earned career-high tying nine assists vs. Georgetown ... Tallied a career-high 25 points vs. St. John's, while also posting seven assists against one turnover ... Earned eight assists along with 13 points against Notre Dame ... Had 16 points and eight rebounds, including a career-high seven defensive boards ... Tallied a team-high 22 points and six assists against Gonzaga ... Named to BIG EAST weekly honor roll (Nov. 19), as well as to the All-Tournament team of the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic and was the MVP of the Storrs Regional for the tournament... Had 23 points in the loss to Memphis after totaling 18 points and nine assists in the win over Gardner Webb at Madison Square Garden... Tallied a career-high 24 points off 6-of-10 shooting and a 10-for-12 performance from the line against Buffalo.

    As a Sophomore in 2006-07: Appeared in all 31 games, starting at point guard in 23 contests... Averaged 9.4 points per game with 113 assists and 37 steals to his credit in 23.9 minutes per game... Had 11 points, seven assists and six rebounds against Syracuse in the BIG EAST Tourney...Led team at Louisville, scoring 17 points and grabbing six rebounds... Tallied 15 points with a 10-for-12 performance from the charity stripe, against St. John's... Had 10 points and eight boards in win over South Florida... Scored team-leading 17 points in a career-high 33 minutes in win over Pepperdine... Had nine points and eight assists in win over St. Mary's (CA)... Tallied seven assists without a turnover for the second-straight game against Northeastern, while tallying 13 points and four rebounds... Had 20 points, seven assists and four steals against Texas Southern... Scored 11 points and grabbed a career-high five rebounds in win over Sacred Heart... Hit 6-of-7 free throws to help account for 13 points against Albany... Earned spot on Hispanic College Fund Classic All-Tournament team after tallying career-high 23 points against Mississippi... Played career-high 30 minutes with 12 points, four assists and four rebounds against Fairfield... Earned eight assists to go with 12 points and two steals in win over Central Arkansas.

    At Connecticut: Missed the 2004-05 season after a life-threatening battle beginning Oct. 4, 2004, caused by an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) which caused bleeding in his brain... He underwent radiosurgery treatment in February of 2005 and received full medical clearance in May of 2006 to return to the court ... Was suspended by the University for the 2005-06 academic year due to violations of the University Student Code of Conduct... Was not permitted to take classes during the Fall 2005 semester, but returned to classes in the Spring 2006 semester.

    Before UConn: Among the top prep guards in the country...Two-time Newsday Suffolk County Player of the Year... Led Amityville High School to three straight Long Island Championships and state titles in his sophomore and junior seasons... Finished his three-year career with 130 career three-pointers and 1,394 career points... Averaged 28.5 points and eight rebounds as a senior... Averaged 25.4 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals as a junior.

    Personal Information: Anthony Jordan Price... Liberal arts major... Born October 7, 1986 in Orange, N.J.... Son of Tony and Inga Price... Has a sister, Raven... His father Tony was a standout basketball performer at the University of Pennsylvania, helping the team advance to the 1979 Final Four and earning a spot on the 1979 East Regional All-Tournament Team.