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    Shabazz Napier
    13 Shabazz Napier
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Roxbury, Mass.

    High School:
    Charlestown

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    07/14/1991

    04/13/2014

    200,000 Husky Faithful Turn Out for Victory Parade Through Downtown Hartford

    Rally Was Held at the State Capitol Following the Parade

    04/08/2014

    UConn Welcomed Home On Tuesday At Gampel Pavilion

    Senior guard Shabazz Napier was inducted into the "Huskies of Honor" program

    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

    04/05/2014

    Huskies Off to Championship Game After Upsetting Florida

    UConn will face Kentucky in the NCAA National Championship game on Monday.

    04/08/2014

    UConn vs Kentucky NCAA Championship Game

    UConn vs Kentucky NCAA Championship Game

    04/07/2014

    UConn vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

    04/05/2014

    Final Four: UConn vs. Florida

    Final Four: UConn vs. Florida

    04/05/2014

    UConn vs Florida NCAA Semifinal

    UConn vs Florida NCAA Semifinal at AT&T Stadium

    03/30/2014

    UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final

    UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final at Madison Square Garden

    While at Connecticut: Has appeared in 103 games, starting 58, averaging 12.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game... 2013 All-Big East First Team... 2013 USBWA District I Player of the Year, All-District I Team... 2013 NABC District 5 First Team... 2011 Big East All-Rookie Team selection... Bob Cousy Award candidate... Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll... Summer, 2013: Deron Williams/Kyrie Irving Point Guard Skills Academy, LeBron James Skills Academy, Chris Paul CP3 Camp.

    As a Junior in 2012-13: UConn co-captain... Named to All-Big East First Team...Honored as USBWA District I Player of the Year and NABC District 5 First Team...Streak of 102 consecutive games played ended at Cincinnati (injured foot)... Started 27 of 28 games played... 4th in the Big East with 17.1 points to go with 4.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists (7th Big East) and 2.0 steals (5th Big East) per game... The only player in the Big East to average at least 15 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists... Led Huskies in scoring (17.1), assists (4.6), steals (2.0), and 3-point FG percentage (.398)... Scored double figures in 24 games, 20-plus points in eight games... Outstanding in UConn's seven overtime games: 45 minutes played, 55 points, 12-of-21 overall shooting (.571), 10-of-16 three-point shooting (.625), 21-of-24 free throw shooting (.875)... Notched his 1,000th career point against DePaul on January 8, becoming the 47th player in UConn history to reach 1,000 points... Finished season ranked No. 31 on UConn all-time scoring list with 1,239 points... Two-time Big East Player of the Week... Five-time Big East Honor Roll Selection... Led UConn over No. 14 Michigan State in the Armed Forces Classic with 25 points, two steals and two assists... Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team.

    As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Appeared in 34 games, averaging 13.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game in BIG EAST play... Averaged 15.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in the BIG EAST Tournament... Named Preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention... Bob Cousy Award Candidate... Notched a game-high 22 points and six assists against Iowa State in the NCAA Second Round loss... Led all players with 26 points to go with six assists, three blocks and three steals against West Virginia in the BIG EAST Tournament... Led all players with 23 points, six assists and four steals against Pittsburgh... Added seven points and eight assists at Providence... Finished with 11 points, eight assists and four steals against Marquette... Notched his second double-double of the season with 14 points and a BIG EAST-high 11 assists against DePaul... Finished with 11 points and seven assists at Syracuse... Registered 18 points, four rebounds and four assists at Tennessee... Set a career high with 27 points on 10-of-19 shooting with seven assists against Cincinnati... Notched a team-high 16 points at Notre Dame... Hit the 20-point mark for the seventh time this season with 23 points, and five rebounds against Rutgers... Led UConn over St. John's with 17 points and nine assists... Tallied a game-high 24 points with six rebounds and five assists against Faifield... Tied his career high with 13 assists against Holy Cross... Led all players with a career-high 26 points and six three-pointers against Florida State in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis... Notched the ninth triple-double in UConn history against Coppin State with 22 points, and career highs of 12 rebounds and 13 assists... Tallied 21 points and three steals against Wagner... Notched 21 points and tied his career high with eight assists against Columbia in the season opener... Recorded 14.0 assists per game and a 7:1 assist-to-turnover ration in two preseason games.

    Summer of 2011:Selected to the 2011 USA Basketball Men's World University Games team training camp in preparation for the 2011 World University Games from Aug. 13-23 in Shenzhen, China.

    As a Freshman in 2010-11: Appeared in all 41 games... Named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... Averaged 7.8 points, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 23.8 minutes off the bench.... Recorded 8.3 points and 3.2 assists per game in BIG EAST play... Averaged 5.0 points and 3.3 assists in the NCAA Tournament... Totaled 10 points and four rebounds against Arizona in the NCAA Elite 8... Finished the game with six assists against San Diego State in the NCAA Sweet 16... Tallied 11 points and a career-high eight assists against DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament... Totaled 18 points, three assists and three steals at West Virginia... Tied his season high with five steals at Seton Hall... Scored a season and game-high 23 points with five three-pointers against Louisville... Totaled 11 points, six rebounds and four assists at Marquette... Dished out a season-high seven assists against Rutgers... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Monday, January 10 after scoring 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting in the overtime victory at Texas and a season-high 18 points with five assists at Notre Dame... Scored nine points to go along with six assists and four steals against Harvard... Registered 10 points, five rebounds and five assists against Fairleigh Dickinson... Totaled 12 points, four assists and two steals in 21 minutes in the victory over Kentucky in the Championship of the Maui Invitational... Came off the bench against Vermont to record seven points and a game-high five steals.

    Before UConn: Attended Charlestown High School in Charlestown, Mass... Appeared at the Reebok All-American Camp in Philadelphia... Played for the Metro Boston AAU team.

    Personal Information: Shabazz Bozie Napier... Born July 14, 1991... Son of Carmen Velasquez... Has two siblings, Timmie Barrows and Titana Velasquez.

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