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Jalen Adams
Jalen  Adams


Roxbury, Mass.

High School:
Brewster Adademy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195




PREVIEW: Huskies Begin AAC Tournament

First Game on Thursday vs. SMU at Amway Center.


No. 25 Houston Holds Off UConn, 81-71

Adams Leads with 22 Points and Six Assists


No. 25 Houston holds off UConn 81-71

The Huskies earn the No. 8 seed in the American Conference Tournament


Regular-Season Finale at No. 25 Houston on Sunday

AAC Tournament Begins on Thursday.


Adams Scores 25 to Lead UConn Over Temple, 72-66

Huskies Beat Owls on Senior Night at Gampel Pavilion.


UConn vs. Houston (USATSI)

UConn vs. Houston (USATSI) Men's Basketball


UCONN vs Temple

UCONN vs Temple (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs. Temple (USATSI)

UConn vs. Temple


UConn vs. Memphis (USATSI)

UConn vs. Memphis (USATSI) Men's Basketball


UConn vs. Tulsa (USATSI)

UConn vs. Tulsa (USATSI) Men's Basketball

While at UConn: Has appeared in 68 games for the Huskies, starting 43, scoring 725 points (10.7 ppg), grabbing 228 rebounds (3.4 rpg) and handing out 282 assists (4.1 apg)... Selected First Team All-American Athletic Conference as a sophomore... Named to NABC Division I All-District First Team and USBWA All-District I  Team as a sophomore... Named to the American Athletic Conference Championship All-Tournament Teams as a freshman and sophomore... Named AAC Player of the Week on Feb. 20, 2017, three-time pick to the AAC Weekly Honor Roll, and AAC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 8, 2016... Ranked 14th in all of Division I with 6.1 assists per game in 2016-17 season... Hit one of the most memorable shots in UConn history, canning a 65-foot jumper to send the 2016 AAC Championship quarterfinal game against Cincinnati to a fourth overtime... Has changed his uniform jersey to No. 4 this season.

As a Sophomore in 2016-17: Led team in scoring (14.4 points), free throw percentage (82.8) and assists (6.1)... Ranked 14th nationally with 6.1 assists per game in 2016-17 season... Recorded five double-doubles during the season... Free throw percentage in conference games (.914)  would have led the league had he taken enough free throws to qualify... Averaged 17 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in AAC Tournament. Scored 23 points, 18 in second half, vs. Houston in AAC quarterfinals... Named AAC Player of the Week on Feb. 20... Game-winning layup with 2.9 seconds left vs. Temple on Feb. 19...  Recorded game-high 19 points in loss to Ohio State on Dec. 10... Instrumental in 52-50 win over Syracuse on Dec. 5, recording 16 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists... Named to Maui Jim Maui All-Tournament Team after averaging 28.7 points and 7.3 assists for the three games... Recorded a near triple-double of 25 points, 11 assists and 9 rebounds in win over Chaminade on Nov. 22... Scored career-high 34 points in 98-90 loss to Oklahoma State on 12-of-18 shooting (4-of-5 3FG).

As a Freshman in 2015-16: Had 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 6 assists against Furman (Nov. 21)... Exploded for 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting in a setback to Cincinnati on Feb. 20... Scored 9 points and dished out a game-best 3 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.) 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.