Connecticut advances to play Syracuse in Thursday's semifinals at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN
Three players record double digit points, including 18 by Shonn Miller.
Sterling Gibbs led the team with 21 points in win over the Wildcats.
UConn rolls over Maine 100-56 on Friday night in the season opener.
Daniel Hamilton was the top finisher for the Huskies in the 3.1 mile race around campus
No. 18 UConn men's basketball takes on Syracuse
Check out the photo gallery from the No. 19 UConn men's basketball game against Furman.
Check out the photo gallery for the No. 19 UConn Men's Basketball game against New Hampshire.
UConn vs Maine (photo by Stephen Slade)
The Huskies host Maine.
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2014-15: Saw time in 33 games for UConn, starting 24 of them, including the last 13... Ranked second on the team in points per game (11.6) and 3-pointers (54) and grabbed 2.4 rebounds per contest... Earned a spot on the Conference All-Tournament Team after averaging a team-best 17.5 points per game during the tournament... Scored a career-high 29 points in the American Athletic Championship game against No. 20 SMU (3/15), connecting a career-best 11 field goals and five 3-pointers... Converted a career-best eight free throws on a career-high 12 attempts against USF (1/25)... Tallied a career-best five steals in the first round of the NIT against Arizona State (3/18)... Finished third on the team in steals (27)… Named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (3/2) after scoring 28 points against SMU.
As a Redshirt Freshman in 2013-14: Sat out season as per NCAA transfer rules.
As a Freshman in 2012-13 (at North Carolina State): Appeared in 35 games as a freshman for the Wolfpack, starting 23 and averaged 25.5 minutes, 8.3 points, 2.4 rebounds per game, shooting 44.2 percent overall and 38.5 percent from three-point range. Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Nov. 12. Scored a season-high 21 against Boston College (2/27/13). Scored 7 points and grabbed 2 rebounds against UConn in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden (12/4/12). Helped N.C. State post a 24-11 record and earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Before College: Attended Upper Room Christian Academy, playing under coach Avie Lester... Named 2012 North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year, McDonald’s All-American (15 points, 3 assists in McD’s All-American Game), AP North Carolina Men’s Prep Player of the Year... Member of USA Basketball U18 team that won gold at FIBA Americas Championships... Co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic... Rated by Rivals.com as No. 6 player nationally, No. 15 by Scout.com, and No. 16 by ESPN.com.
Personal Information: Rodney Purvis... Born Feb. 14, 1994... Son of Shanda McNair... Wears No. 44 in honor of good friend Detrique Baker, who passed away prematurely.