Category Archives: NCAA Basketball

The 10 Best NBA Players Who Attended the University of Connecticut

GAMES PLAYED

  PLAYER GAMES PLAYED 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Clifford Robinson 1,380 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
2. Ray Allen* 1,294 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
3. Donyell Marshall 957 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
4. Richard Hamilton 921 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
5. Caron Butler* 780 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
6. Ben Gordon* 688 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
7. Kevin Ollie 662 1997-98 2009-10  Mavericks, Magic, Kings, 76ers, Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Bucks, SuperSonics, Cavaliers, Timberwolves, Thunder
8. Emeka Okafor* 590 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
9. Rudy Gay* 583 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
10. Toby Kimball 571 1966-67 1974-75 Celtics, San Diego Rockets, Bucks, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 76ers, New Orleans Jazz

MINUTES (TOTAL)

PLAYER MINUTES PLAYED 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Ray Allen* 46,200 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
2. Clifford Robinson 42,561 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
3. Richard Hamilton 29,559 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
4. Caron Butler* 26,393 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
5. Donyell Marshall 25,027 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
6. Rudy Gay* 20,965 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
7. Ben Gordon* 19,576 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
8. Emeka Okafor* 18,702 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
9. Charlie Villanueva*
12,235 2005-06 2013-14 Raptors, Bucks, Pistons
10. Toby Kimball 10,439 1966-67 1974-75 Celtics, San Diego Rockets, Bucks, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 76ers, New Orleans Jazz

MINUTES PER GAME

PLAYER MINUTES PER GAME
1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Rudy Gay* 36 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
2. Ray Allen* 35.7 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
3. Caron Butler* 33.8 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
4. Kemba Walker*
32.8 2011-12 2013-14 Bobcats
5. Richard Hamilton 32.1 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
6. Emeka Okafor* 31.7 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
7. Clifford Robinson 30.8 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
8. Ben Gordon* 28.5 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
9. Andre Drummond*
27.2 2012-13 2013-14 Pistons
10. Donyell Marshall 26.2 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers

POINTS

PLAYER POINTS 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Ray Allen* 24,456 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
2. Clifford Robinson 19,591 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
3. Richard Hamilton 15,708 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
4. Caron Butler* 11,843 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
5. Ben Gordon* 10,735 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
6. Donyell Marshall 10,716 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
7. Rudy Gay* 10,640 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
8. Emeka Okafor* 7,256 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
9. Charlie Villanueva*
6,086 2005-06 2013-14 Raptors, Bucks, Pistons
10. Kemba Walker* 3,499 2011-12 2013-14 Bobcats

POINTS PER GAME

PLAYER PPG 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Ray Allen* 18.9 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
2. Rudy Gay* 18.3 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
3. Richard Hamilton 17.1 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
4. Kemba Walker* 16.1 2011-12 2013-14 Bobcats
5. Ben Gordon* 15.6 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
6. Caron Butler* 15.2 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
7. Clifford Robinson 14.2 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
8. Emeka Okafor* 12.3 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
9. Charlie Villanueva*
11.5 2005-06 2013-14 Raptors, Bucks, Pistons
10. Donyell Marshall 11.2 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers

REBOUNDS

PLAYER REBOUNDS 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Donyell Marshall 6,376 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
2. Clifford Robinson 6,306 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
3. Emeka Okafor* 5,847 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
4. Ray Allen* 5,259 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
5. Caron Butler* 4,151 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
6. Toby Kimball 3,870 1966-67 1974-75 Celtics, San Diego Rockets, Bucks, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 76ers, New Orleans Jazz
7. Rudy Gay* 3,395 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
8. Richard Hamilton 2,852 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
9. Charlie Villanueva*
2,718 2005-06 2013-14 Raptors, Bucks, Pistons
10. Ben Gordon* 1,788 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats

REBOUNDS PER GAME

PLAYER RPG
1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Andre Drummond* 10.6 2012-13 2013-14 Pistons
2. Emeka Okafor* 9.9 2004-05 2013-14 Bobcats, Hornets, Wizards
3. Toby Kimball 6.8 1966-67 1974-75 Celtics, San Diego Rockets, Bucks, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 76ers, New Orleans Jazz
4. Donyell Marshall 6.7 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
5. Rudy Gay* 5.8 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
6. Caron Butler* 5.3 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
7. Charlie Villanueva*
5.1 2005-06 2013-14 Raptors, Bucks, Pistons
8. Josh Boone 4.1 2006-07 2009-10 Nets
9. Clifford Robinson 4.6 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
10. Ray Allen* 4.1 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat

ASSISTS

PLAYER ASSISTS 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Ray Allen* 4,352 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
2. Richard Hamilton 3,125 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
3. Clifford Robinson 3,094 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets
4. Caron Butler* 1,911 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
5. Ben Gordon* 1,818 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
6. Kevin Ollie 1,501 1997-98 2009-10 Mavericks, Magic, Kings, 76ers, Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Bucks, SuperSonics, Cavaliers, Timberwolves, Thunder
7. Donyell Marshall 1,305 1994-95 2008-09 Timberwolves, Warriors, Jazz, Bulls, Raptors, Cavaliers, SuperSonics, 76ers
8. Rudy Gay* 1,253 2006-07 2013-14 Grizzlies, Raptors, Kings
9. Kemba Walker* 1,180 2011-12 2013-14 Bobcats
10. Chris Smith 627 1992-93 1994-95 Timberwolves

ASSISTS PER GAME

PLAYER APG 1ST SEASON LAST / CURRENT SEASON TEAM(S)
1. Kemba Walker* 5.4 2011-12 2013-14 Bobcats
2. Ray Allen* 3.4 1996-97 2013-14 Bucks, SuperSonics, Celtics, Heat
2. Richard Hamilton 3.4 1999-00 2012-13 Wizards, Pistons, Bulls
4. Khalid El-Amin 2.9 2000-01 2000-01 Bulls
5. Marcus Williams 2.8 2006-07 2009-10 Nets, Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies
6. Chris Smith 2.8 1992-93 1994-95 Timberwolves
7. Ben Gordon* 2.6 2004-05 2013-14 Bulls, Pistons, Bobcats
8. Caron Butler* 2.5 2002-03 2013-14 Heat, Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, Clippers, Bucks, Thunder
9. Kevin Ollie 2.3 1997-98 2009-10 Mavericks, Magic, Kings, 76ers, Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Bucks, SuperSonics, Cavaliers, Timberwolves, Thunder
10. Clifford Robinson 2.2 1989-90 2006-07 Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors, Nets

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Video: The 10 Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History, Part 2 (No. 5 – No. 1)

5. 1966 National Final

UTEP’s African-American Starting Five

Texas El-Paso 72 – Kentucky 65

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4. 1983 National Final

Jimmy V.’s N.C State Wins At The Buzzer

North Carolina State 54 – Houston 52

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3. 1979 National Final

Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird

Michigan State 75 – Indiana State 64

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2. 1985 National Final

The Upset

Villanova 66 – Georgetown 64

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1. 1992 Regional Final

Christian Laettner, The Shot

Duke 104 – Kentucky 103

Video: The 10 Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History, Part 1 (No. 10 – No. 6)

CBS Sports (Who else? CBS has been heading the NCAA Tournament’s media show since 1982.) has come up with the 75 Greatest Moments of March Madness, and, in fact, has a nice hub dedicated to the tourney’s history.

Sports List of the Day found video of the top 10 moments.

We’re counting down, so let’s start with No. 10.

10. 1975 National Final

John Wooden’s 10th Championship & Final Game Coaching UCLA

UCLA 92 – Kentucky 85

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9. 1976 National Final

Indiana Defeats Michigan & Finishes 32-0

Indiana 86 – Michigan 68

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8. 1982 National Final

Michael Jordan Wins It For North Carolina

North Carolina 63 – Georgetown 62

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7. 1973 National Final

Bill Walton Goes 21 For 22

UCLA 87 – Memphis 66

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6. 1987 National Final

Keith Smart’s Game Winner For The Hoosiers

Indiana 74 – Syracuse 73

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