Home-and-Home Series with Wichita State on Tap
Four UConn players, including two freshmen, score in double figures.
Jalen Adams and Christian Vital combined for 39 points
Reigning Conference Champions Prepare for Action
Pair of Huskies Recognized for Outstanding Play
UConn vs Cincinnati AAC Tournament Semifinal (photo by Stephen Slade)
AAC Tournament Semifinals - March 11, 2017
UConn vs Houston AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs USF AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
Photos from UConn vs. Cincinnati on 3/5/17.
As a Freshman in 2015-16: Had a career-high 22 points and 8 rebounds in the four-overtime win over Cincinnati in the AAC Championship quarterfinal game... Opened his UConn career with a six-point showing against Maine (Nov. 13)... Added 14 points and dished out a career-best six assists against Furman (Nov. 21)... Exploded for 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting in a setback to Cincinnati on Feb. 20... Scored nine points and dished out a game-best three assists in the Huskies' 74-67 win over Colorado in the NCAA Tournament First Round (March 17).
Before UConn: Ranked among the nation's Top 25 recruits by virtually every recruiting rating service... Attended Brewster Academy (Wolfeboro, N.H.) last year as a prep year and played under Coach Jason Smith, helping Brewster to a 34-1 record, the NEPSAC Class AAA Championship and the National Prep Championship... Was a First Team All-NEPSAC Class AAA selection and was named MVP of the NEPSAC Class AAA Tournament... Served as team captain and averaged 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game at Brewster. ... Named MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game after scoring 27 points, with 4 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals, leading his team to a 125-112 victory... Prior to his time at Brewster Academy, graduated cum laude from Cushing Academy (Ashburnham, Mass.) after attending for two years and helping Cushing win back-to-back NEPSAC championships under Coach Barry Connors... Began his high school career at Melrose (Mass.) High School.
Personal Information: Jalen R. Adams ... Born December 11, 1995... Son of Sylvia Bell and Shawn Adams... Has two brothers, Shawn Adams Jr., Keith Pinson.