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Christian Vital
Christian  Vital

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Queens Village, N.Y.

High School:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 188

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
03/21/1997


12/09/2017

Huskies Earn 72-59 Win Over Coppin State

Season-Highs in Offensive Rebounds and Second-Chance Points.

12/09/2017

Postgame Quotes - UConn 72, Coppin State 59

Three Huskies Score in Double-Digits.

12/08/2017

MBB Looks to Remain Unbeaten at Home on Saturday

Coppin State Visits for Last Game Before Final Exams.

12/06/2017

Postgame Quotes - Syracuse 72, UConn 63 (Jimmy V Classic at MSG)

Jalen Adams Scored 22 Points in the Loss.

12/06/2017

Second-Half Charge Falls Short at the Garden

Adams with Team-High 22 Points vs. Syracuse.

12/09/2017

UCONN vs Coppin State

UCONN vs Coppin State (photo by Stephen Slade)

12/09/2017

UConn vs. Coppin State (USATSI)

Photos from UConn men's basketball vs. Coppin State - Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

12/05/2017

UCONN vs Syracuse @ MSG

UCONN vs Syracuse (photo by Stephen Slade)

12/05/2017

UConn vs. Syracuse (USATSI)

Photos from UConn men's basketball vs. Syracuse - Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

12/02/2017

UCONN vs Monmouth

UCONN vs Monmouth (photo by Stephen Slade)

While at UConn: Appeared in 31 games as a true freshman, making 10 starts... Averaged 9.1 points per game in 2016-17, the most among UConn freshmen... Became a legitimate three-point threat during the season, finishing second on the team in three-pointers made (52) and three-point field goal percentage (.366)... Selected American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week on Jan. 30.

As a Freshman in 2016-17: Finished season with 282 points, 110 rebounds, and 56 assists... Had 13 double-figure scoring games, inluding 10 of last 13 games... Posted season-high 18 points and 9 rebounds vs. Cincinnati in AAC Championship semifinals... Scored 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting in win vs. Houston in AAC Championship quarterfinals... Selected AAC Rookie of the Week on Jan. 30... Netted 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting vs. Memphis on Feb. 16...Scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. UCF on Feb. 11... First career double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in win over Tulane on Jan. 28...Has then career-high of 17 points on 5-of-7 shooting from long range and five steals vs. USF on Jan. 25... Poured in 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting with five rebounds and 4 assists vs. Houston on Dec. 28... Scored 13 points with 3 steals off the bench vs. North Florida on Dec. 18... Recorded his first double-digit performance with 13 points vs. Boston University on Nov. 30.

Before UConn: Came to UConn as a combination guard, equally comfortable as either a point or shooting guard. Outstanding defensive player with three-point shooting range and solid ballhandling skills... Top 100 recruit... Attended St. Thomas More for two years, playing under Coach Jere Quinn... Averaged 16.8 ppg, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in his last year, leading the Chancellors to a 31-7 record and the National Prep Championship finals... Named to the NEPSAC Class AAA first team... Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic regional game and recorded 13 points, 7 assists, and 4 steals to help Team New York to a 148-128 win... Played AAU ball with current UConn redshirt junior Terry Larrier... Before St. Thomas More, spent a year at Vermont Academy (Saxtons River, Vt.)... Played AAU ball with New York’s PSA
Cardinals.

Personal Information: Christian Lucien Vital... Born March 21, 1997... Son of Rose Vital Williams... Has one younger sister and four younger brothers... Dean’s List student at St. Thomas More and Residential Assistant Advisor as a senior.

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