Kentan Facey scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead UConn.
Kentan Facey scores a career-high 20 points to lead the Huskies
Christian Vital led the way with 13 points.
Game with Oklahoma State Tips at 9 P.M. (ET)
Larrier Averaging 18.0 Points
As a Freshman in 2016-17: Scored 14 points off the bench in the season opener against Wagner and jumped into the starting lineup against Northeastern and Loyola Marymount... With 51 seconds remaining in the first half vs. LMU, after already scoring 10 points, was involved in a collision while diving for a loose ball and suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder that required season-ending surgery... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and had an overall field goal percentage of .500 in the three games in which he appeared... Had season-high 14 points vs. Wagner in season opener.
Before UConn: Electrifying point guard who became the 12th McDonald’s All-American to join the UConn program... Consensus Top 30 recruit, named Mr. Georgia Basketball and Georgia Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2015-16... As a senior, averaged 20.1 points, 5.8 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 4.3 steals at Miller Grove High School (Lithonia, Ga.), leading Miller Grove to a 31-3 record, the Georgia 5A State Championship and the semifinals of the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals before bowing to Oak Hill Academy by one point... Played four years at Miller Grove, winning three state championships and averaging 16.5 points, 5.6 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 4.5 steals in 121 games under Coach Sharman White... Played for the winning
Boys West Team in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game, scoring 7 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and handing out 4 assists... Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic game, and scored 2 points with 5 assists and 3 steals in 10 minutes, but dislocated his left shoulder midway through the first half and missed the rest of the game. Had surgery to repair the damage and spent the summer of 2016 rehabbing the shoulder... Played AAU ball for Team CP3 in North Carolina.
Personal Information: Alterique Lamont Gilbert... Born Oct. 6, 1997... Son of Tamonica Alexander... Has one older brother, Tyrique Alexander, two younger brothers, Malique Alexander and Antonio Walters, and a younger sister, Amari Gilbert... Named to the President’s List for academic achievement at Miller Grove High School.