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    Kemba Walker
    15 Kemba Walker
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bronx, N.Y.

    High School:
    Rice

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 172

    Position:
    Guard

    08/08/2014

    Former UConn Stars Participate in 2014 Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic at Mohegan Sun

    7,152 fans turned out to watch the seventh-ever game at Mohegan Sun Arena.

    04/07/2014

    Top Dogs! UConn Outlasts Kentucky, 60-54, to Win Fourth National Championship

    Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds en route to being named Most Outstanding Player.

    04/06/2014

    UConn Ready To Play For Fourth-Ever National Championship On Monday

    The Huskies and Wildcats are the highest combined seeds to reach the NCAA Championship Game

    03/30/2014

    UConn Advances to Final Four with 60-54 Win Over Michigan State

    Napier scores 17 in second half to carry Huskies to victory.

    03/11/2014

    No. 21 UConn Opens American Athletic Conference Championship Against No. 19 Memphis

    The Huskies are 2-0 against Memphis this season, including an overtime victory on Feb. 15

    05/17/2011

    UConn Visits The White House

    The UConn men's basketball team visited President Obama and the White House on Monday, May 16.

    04/28/2011

    Husky Day At The State Capitol

    UConn men's and women's basketball and the football team visit Hartford.

    04/13/2011

    Kemba Walker at Yankee Stadium

    Kemba Walker throws out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

    04/06/2011

    National Champions Arrive Home

    National Champions Arrive Home

    04/06/2011

    National Championship Pep Rally

    The Huskies arrived in Storrs for a pep rally at Gample Pavilion. Kemba Walker was enshrined into the Huskies of Honor.

    Kemba Walker's Complete Bio

    At Connecticut: Has played in 111 career games, averaging 16.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 steals per contest.

    As a Junior in 2010-11: Only player to Start all 41 games... Named to the All-BIG EAST First Team... Consensus Unanimous First Team All-American... Named a Sporting News, USBWA, NABC, Wooden and Associate Press First Team All-American... Named the West Region Most Outstanding Player... Bob Cousy Award Winner as the nation's top point guard... Final Four Most Outstanding Player... Named to the NABC District 5 First Team... USBWA District I Player of the Year... Set a new UConn single season record with 965 points... Named the BIG EAST Tournament MOP... A top-10 finalist for the Oscar Roberston Trophy as the USBWA National Player of the Year... A top-five finalist for the Wooden and Naismith Awards... Sporting News Midseason Player of the Year... Ranked fourth in the nation and second in the BIG EAST with 23.5 points per game... Recorded 5.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists this season... Ranked third in the BIG EAST with 1.9 steals per game... Averaged 21.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 38.9 minutes per game during BIG EAST play... One of only two players in the nation to average 20 points, five rebounds and four assists... Averaged 23.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.6 assists in the NCAA Tournament... Led UConn to its third National Championship with 16 points and nine rebounds against Butler... Scored a game-high 18 points with six rebounds and seven assists against Kentucky... Led UConn to the Final Four with his 27th 20-point performance against Arizona in the NCAA Elite 8, registering 20 points and seven assists... Registered his 11th 30-point performance and tied the UConn NCAA record with 36 over San Diego State in the NCAA Sweet 16... Set a new UConn record with his 10th 30-point game of the season against Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament Third Round with 33 points... Had a near-triple double against Bucknell in the NCAA Second Round with 18 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds... 12 assists set a new career high and a new UConn record in NCAA Tournament games... Set a new BIG EAST Tournament record with 130 points in five games... Scored a game-high 19 points with three steals in the BIG EAST Championship... Tallied a game-high 33 points and 12 rebounds with five assists while tying his career high with six steals against Syracuse... Scored 24 points, including the game-winning jumper as time expired, against Pittsburgh in the BIG EAST Quarterfinals... Led UConn over Georgetown in the BIG EAST Second Round with 28 points and six rebounds... Totaled 26 points, seven rebounds and five assists against DePaul... Notched his 20th game of the season with 20 or more points and his eighth 30-point game of the season with 34 against Notre Dame... Scored 22 at West Virginia... Scored a game-high 27 points against Marquette... Recorded a near tripe-double against Georgetown with 31 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds... Added 22 points with a career-high five three's and seven assists against Providence... Scored 20 points with four assists against Louisville... Registered 14 points, six rebounds and nine assists against Marquette... Scored 16 points with a game-high seven assists against Tennessee... Recorded a team-high 24 points, including the game-winning shot with two seconds remaining against Villanova... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week on January 17... Put home a game-high 31 points, with 9-10 from the line, and five assists at DePaul... Notched a game-high 22 points, including the game-winning shot in overtime, and nine rebounds at Texas... Snapped his streak of 11-straight games with at least 20 points when he scored 19 at Notre Dame... Totaled 24 points, eight rebounds and four assists against USF... Put home a game-high 31 points and five steals against Pittsburgh... Recorded 20 points, five rebounds and four assists against Coppin State... Put home 20 points with three steals against FDU... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (12/6) after recording his first-career triple-double against UMBC with 24 points, 10 assists and a career-high 13 rebounds... Scored 30 points and tied his career high with 14 free-throws made against New Hampshire... 180 points after six games are the most ever at UConn... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week (11/29)... Named MVP and was selected to the All-Tournament Team of the Maui Invitational... Registered 29 points and six assists in the victory over Kentucky in the final of the Maui Invitational... Scored 30 points on 10-19 shooting in the victory over No. 2 Michigan State... Became the first UConn player to notch 30 points in three-straight games since 1967... Recorded a game-high 31 points, including 29 in the second half, against Wichita State in the opening round of the Maui Invitational... 29 points in the second half set a new mark for points in a half by a UConn player... 73 points in two games were the most by a UConn player under Coach Calhoun... Registered a career high and tied the XL Center record with 42 points against Vermont on 15-24 shooting... Named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team.

    During the summer of 2010: One of 10 collegiate athletes named to the USA Select Team that trained with the U.S. National Team from August 10-13 in preparation for the 2010 World Championships.

    As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Third Team... Named First Team USBWA All-District... Starting guard contributed 14.6 points per game... Led the Huskies in scoring for the eight times in the last nine games of the season with 18 points at Virginia Tech... Scored a team-high 28 points against Louisville... Added 21 points against West Virginia... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Feb. 22... Put forth a 16-point effort at Rutgers... Scored a career-high 29 points in upset win at Villanova... Led Huskies with 14 points vs. Cincinnati... Pitched in 14 at Syracuse along with a career-high four steals... Contributed 15 points in consecutive games at Louisville and against Marquette... Scored 17 points at Providence... Matched his career-best in assists (10) for the third time this season, adding 19 points vs. Texas... Pitched in 17 points against St. John's... Was a solid 11-of-13 from the charity stripe at Michigan, finishing with 15 points... Dished a game-best seven assists vs. Pittsburgh... Was 8-for-9 from the charity stripe en route to 15 points vs. Seton Hall... Dished a career-best 10 assists for the second time this season against Notre Dame... Recorded a game-high eight assists vs. UCF... Scored 12 points along with six assists in BIG EAST/SEC Invitational game against Kentucky... Hit the 20-point plateau for the seventh time in his career and third time this season against Harvard... Recorded first career double-double with 15 points and 10 assists vs. Boston University... Named to the NIT All-Tournament Team... One of two players to score 20 points against LSU... Recorded 16 points, six assists and five steals against Colgate... Had 12 points in season-opener vs. William & Mary.

    As a Freshman in 2008-09: Named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... Averaged 8.9 points per game... Scored a game-high 23 points in the Final Eight win over Missouri and was named to the West Regional All-Tournament team... Reached the 20-point mark four times and notched double figures in 11 games... Had 10 points in the NCAA First Round win over Chattanooga... Had eight points and 11 rebounds in the BIG EAST quarterfinal loss to Syracuse... Had 13 points against Pitt... Had 21 points in the win at St. John's... Had 10 points and eight rebounds in the win at West Virginia... Had 14 points in the BIG EAST opener vs. Georgetown... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Paradise Jam... Scored 23 points in the win over La Salle... Started the win over Hartford and registered 21 points and five rebounds.

    Before UConn: Was a standout for the Rice High School basketball team in New York, averaging 18.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 3.3 steals per game... 2008 McDonald's High School All-American... Named to 2008 U18 USA Team and was the FIBA Americas Tournament MVP after averaging 13.4 points, 5.0 assists, and 4.6 rebounds.

    Personal Information: Kemba Hudley Walker... Born May 8, 1990 in Bronx, N.Y.... Son of Paul and Andrea Walker... Has three siblings, Sharifa Nesbitt, Akil Nesbitt and Keya Edwards.

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