Men's Basketball defeats East Carolina, 65-52 (USATSI)
While at Connecticut: Will serve as a UConn captain in 2014-15... Voted American Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year and a unanimous Preseason First Team All-Conference pick by the league's coaches... Has appeared in 94 games, starting 76, averaging 12.7 points, 3.9 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game... Has tallied double-digit points in 64 of 94 career games, including 25 of 30 as a sophomore... Enters senior year with 1,194 points, 36th on the all-time list.... Leading UConn returning player from last year in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, 3-point shooting and foul shooting... 2014 USBWA All-District I Team ... 2013 USBWA All-District I Team... Summer, 2013: Deron Williams/Kyrie Irving Point Guard Skills Academy, Chris Paul CP3 Camp...
As a Junior in 2013-14: Appeared in 39 of UConn's 40 games, starting 38 of them, averaging 12.1 points, 3.4 assists, 1.6 steals and a career-best 3.5 rebounds... Averaged 13.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in the Final Four and was named to the All-Final Four team... Was third on the team in scoring (13.7) in the NCAA Tournament... Tied a season-high with four steals in the Elite Eight against Michigan State (3/30)... Recorded a career-high two blocks against Boston College (11/21)... Tallied a season-high 21 points against Memphis (2/15)... His 131 assists tied a career-high for a season and he was second on the team in free throw percentage (79.8)... Was one of four Huskies to average double-digit point totals in the inaugural American Athletic Conference Tournament... Scored in double-figures in 27 of 39 games and in all six of UConn's NCAA Tournament games.. Was second on the team with 61 steals, which were the most ever for him in a season... Averaged 11.8 and 3.5 rebounds in conference play... Led UConn in scoring in three games.
As a Sophomore in 2012-13: Started all 30 contests, ranking 10th in the Big East in scoring with 15.4 points, ninth in assists with 4.4, 12th in steals with 1.5 per game and averaged 2.9 rebounds... Led Huskies with 131 total assists... Recorded double digits in 25 of 30 games, including seven 20-plus point games... Big East Honor Roll, week of Dec. 24... Scored a game-high 22 points, including 14-for-15 from the free throw line at Cincinnati... Handed out a career-high eight assists in a double-overtime loss to No. 7 Georgetown... Led all scorers with 17 points in a victory over No. 6 Syracuse... Set a career high with 26 points, including 20 in the first half, while adding seven assists against Fordham... Finished with 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting, including a career-high five three pointers against Maryland Eastern Shore... Notched 18 points, four assists and six steals against NC State in the Jimmy V Classic... Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team... Helped lead UConn over No. 14 Michigan State in the Armed Forces Classic with 13 points, four assists and five steals.
As a Freshman in 2011-12: Appeared in 25 games, averaging 10.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.2 steals... Averaged 9.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists in Big East play... Averaged 11.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game in the Big East Tournament... Finished with 19 points and 7 assists against DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament... Totaled 14 points with four three-pointers to go with six assists against No. 2 Syracuse... Recorded double-digit points in his first three collegiate games... In his first collegiate game, totaled 14 points, three assists and hit three clutch free throws at the end of regulation time to help UConn's overtime win over Florida State in the third-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Before UConn: Max Preps All-American... Named Illinois Co-Mr. Basketball... First Team All-State selection as a senior... ESPNChicago.com Player of the Year... Averaged 31.2 points per game as a senior at East Aurora High School... Recorded more than 40 points in seven games as a senior, including nights with 55 and 63 points.
Personal Information: Ryan Jamar Boatright... Born December 27, 1992... Son of Tanesha Boatright and Mike McAllister... Has three siblings, Michael, Dasia and Deahjay.