A Look At The 2010-11 Huskies

2 |

Donnell Beverly

G, 6-4, Sr.,

Los Angeles

Senior captain is recovering from offseason surgery on both hip



25 |

Michael Bradley

C/F, 6-10, Fr., Chattanooga, Tenn.

Unlikely to log heavy minutes. Might even redshirt.

4 |

Jamal Coombs-McDaniel

F, 6-7, So., Dorchester, Mass.

Versatile forward must improve shooting percentage and defense.

5 |

Niels Giffey

G/F, 6-7, Fr., Berlin, Germany

Last Husky to arrive on campus looking to be among first players off the bench.

3 |

Jeremy Lamb

G/F, 6-5, Fr., Norcross, Ga.

Highly versatile player, expected to be among the team's primary scorers.

Jim Calhoun

compares him to

Richard Hamilton


13 |

Shabazz Napier

G, 6-0, Fr., Randolph, Mass.

Will play behind and alongside Kemba Walker. A quick, tough guard with a nice shooting stroke.

35 |

Charles Okwandu

C, 7-0, Sr., Lagos, Nigeria

Has shown great post passing ability. Now must show he can rebound, defend and score.

10 |

Tyler Olander

F, 6-9, Fr., Mansfield

Coaching staff impressed with his size, skill and versatility.

34 |

Alex Oriakhi

F/C, 6-9, So., Lowell, Mass.

Frustrated by last season, seems primed for breakthrough year. Said to have made tremendous strides.

22 |

Roscoe Smith

F, 6-8, Fr., Baltimore

Stong forward who can make a lot of things happen away from and under the basket.

15 | Kemba Walker

G, 6-1, Jr.,


, N.Y.

One of the more exciting playmakers in the nation. Probably his last season in



Jim Calhoun's Staff

George Blaney

: 10th season at


. Graduated from Holy Cross in 1961 as an All-New England player. Fourth-round selection of

the Knicks

in 1961, and previously coach at Stonehill, Dartmouth, Holy Cross and Seton Hall. Overall 30-year coaching record is 459-382.

Andre LaFleur: 10th season at UConn. Graduated from Northeastern in 1987. A point guard under Calhoun at Northeastern, led the Huskies to a 102-26 record in his four years. Finished with 894 career assists, which was an


record when he graduated. A fifth-round pick of the

Houston Rockets

, LaFleur played and coached in Australia for 11 years.

Glen Miller: Seventh season at UConn. Graduated from UConn in 1988. Played two years at UConn, then two years for Calhoun at Northeastern. Returned to UConn to earn his degree and was hired as an assistant as part of Calhoun's first staff in 1986. Miller was previously coach at

Connecticut College

, Brown and Penn before returning to UConn this past offseason.

Kevin Ollie

: First season at UConn. Graduated from UConn in 1995. Played 13 seasons with 11 teams in the


before retiring last summer to take the job in Storrs. A two-time captain, he led the Huskies to

Big East

regular season championships as a junior and senior.