The UConn men's basketball team visited President Obama and the White House on Monday, May 16.
National Champions Arrive Home
The Huskies arrived in Storrs for a pep rally at Gample Pavilion. Kemba Walker was enshrined into the Huskies of Honor.
UConn won its third NCAA Championship on Monday night.
UConn defeated Kentucky, 56-55, in the Final Four in Houston, Texas
At Connecticut: Appeared in 109 games in four seasons averaging 1.4 points per game.
As a Senior in 2010-11: Appeared in 39 games, averaged 1.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per game off the bench... Recorded 1.3 points in 9.0 minutes in BIG EAST play... Dished out five assists against Providence in 18 minutes... Scored six points and two assists with a career-high two three-pointers made at DePaul... Notched a season-high eight points, including 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the overtime victory at Texas... Recorded five assists and a career-high two blocks against Fairleigh Dickinson... Registered seven points and a career-high seven assists against UMBC... Totaled four points, four rebounds and two assists in just seven minutes against Vermont... Totaled six points and five rebounds in 20 minutes off the bench in the season opener against Stony Brook.
As a Junior in 2009-10: Averaged 1.6 points in 9.8 minutes per game off the bench... Saw playing time in every BIG EAST game this season, with the exception of Georgetown, averaged 9.9 minutes in conference play... Contributed a career-high night at Rutgers with eight points and six boards... Matched his season-highs in assists (four) and steals (two) against Texas... Provided a spark off the bench with four points and two boards against St. John's... Played a season-high 21 minutes in game at Michigan.
As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Appeared in 20 games... Had seven points and five assists in the NCAA First Round win over Chattanooga... Had a career-best nine points in the win over Hartford.
As a Freshman in 2007-08: Appeared in 18 games... Had two points and three defensive boards against Cincinnati... Had three points in 16 minutes against Indiana... Hit two free throws and had two assists vs. Maine... Had three points and two boards vs. Florida A&M... Tallied first career points on a three-pointer against Gardner-Webb in Hartford.
Before UConn: As a senior, averaged 19.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 7.0 assists per game... He captained his senior squad at Leuzinger High School (Lawndale, Calif.) earning team MVP honors... Most Outstanding Player of the Bay League in California... Named to the All-California Interscholastic Federation-SS Division 1-A Team.
Personal Information: Donnell Rosevelt Beverly, Jr.... Born on September 7, 1989 in Hawthorne, Calif.... Son of Donnell Beverly, Sr. and Leisa Toliver... Has one sister, Latesha and twin brothers, De'rell and De'man.