Connecticut Men's Basketball 2024 NCAA Tournament Capsule

Connecticut Huskies
Big East (31-3, 25-9)
Big Wins: vs North Carolina (87-76), at Marquette (74-67)
Bad Losses: at Seton Hall (60-75), at Creighton (66-85)
Coach: Dan Hurley
Probable Starters:
Alex Karaban, Sophomore, Forward, 13.9 ppg, 5.0 rpg
Donovan Clingan, Sophomore, Center, 12.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 2.3 bpg
Stephon Castle, Freshman, Guard, 10.8 ppg, 2.9 apg, 4.5 rpg
Tristen Newton, Senior, Guard, 15.2 ppg, 6.0 apg, 7.0 rpg
Cam Spencer, Senior, Guard, 14.5 ppg, 3.6 apg, 4.5 rpg
Key Role Players:
Samson Johnson, Junior, Forward, 5.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg
Solomon Ball, Freshman, Guard, 3.8 ppg
Hassan Diarra, Senior, Guard, 6.0 ppg, 2.5 apg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 81.1 (27th in nation, 1st in conference)
Scoring Defense: 64.0 (13, 1)
Field-Goal Percentage: 49.2 (15, 1)
Field-Goal Defense: 39.8 (11, 1)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 8.8 (47, 4)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 36.6 (40, 1)
Free-Throw Percentage: 73.9 (91, 6)
Rebound Margin: 8.7 (10, 1)
Assists Per Game: 18.0 (7, 1)
Turnovers Per Game: 9.9 (32, 2)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2023NCAARound of 64 win over Iona
2023NCAARound of 32 win over Saint Mary's
2023NCAARegional Semifinal win over Arkansas
2023NCAARegional Final win over Gonzaga
2023NCAANational Semifinal win over Miami FL
2023NCAANational Final win over San Diego State
2022NCAARound of 64 loss to New Mexico State
2021NCAARound of 64 loss to Maryland
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Colorado
2016NCAARound 0f 32 loss to Kansas
2015NITFirst Round loss to Arizona State
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Villanova
2014NCAARegional Semifinal win over Iowa State
2014NCAARegional Final win over Michigan State
2014NCAANational Semifinal win over Florida
2014NCAANational Final win over Kentucky
2014NCAARound of 64 win over St. Joseph's
2012NCAARound of 64 loss to Iowa State
2011NCAANational Final win over Butler
2011NCAARound of 64 win over Bucknell
2011NCAARound of 32 win over Cincinnati
2011NCAARegional Semifinal win over San Diego State
2011NCAARegional Final win over Arizona
2011NCAANational Semifinal win over Kentucky
2010NITSecond Round loss to Virginia Tech
2010NITFirst Round win over Northeastern
2009NCAARound of 64 win over Tennessee-Chattanooga
2009NCAARound of 32 win over Texas A&M
2009NCAARegional Semifinal win over Purdue
2009NCAARegional Final win over Missouri
2009NCAANational Semifinal loss to Michigan State
2008NCAARound of 64 loss to San Diego
2006NCAARound of 64 win over Albany
2006NCAARound of 32 win over Kentucky
2006NCAARegional Semifinal win over Washington
2006NCAARegional Final loss to George Mason
*all team stats through 3/10