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March 30, 2014    Shabazz Napier News

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Napier scored 25 points (6-of-14 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 9-9 FT) and added five rebounds, four assists and a steal in the Huskies win over Michigan State.

In four postseason games, Napier is averaging 23.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists.

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Shabazz Napier: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

February 21, 2014

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Napier was just three assists from a triple-double Thursday, with 17 points, 12 rebounds, and seven assists.

Napier struggled from the floor (3-11 FG) but was able to get the free throw line often to lead UConn in scoring, and help guide them over Temple.

February 15, 2014

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Napier had a huge game Saturday, going for 34 points (10-21 FG, 5-12 3Pt, 9-12 FT), five rebounds, four assists and four steals in the overtime victory over Memphis.

The 34 points are a career-high for the senior, who leads the Huskies in points, rebounds and assists this season. Napier is one of the top guards in the country and is an excellent all-around fantasy producer.

February 7, 2014

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Napier had 16 points (5-19 FG, 2-12 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with three assists in Thursday's game against Cincinnati.

Napier has returned as the big-time leading scorer for the Huskies. He is averaging 17.8 points and 5.6 assists per game this season and does not have any problem with shooting a high volume of shots for Connecticut.

January 22, 2014

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Napier had 27 points, seven rebounds and six assists in Tuesday's 90-66 trouncing of Temple.

Nights such as these have started to become the norm for Napier, who was named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 on Wednesday. With season averages of 17.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.9 steals - all while shooting a respectable 44.7 percent from the field - Napier has been an outstanding multi-category contributor and remains one of the top fantasy assets across the college basketball landscape.

March 10, 2013

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Napier (foot) scored 16 points and added eight rebounds, four assists, and four steals in the overtime win against Providence on Saturday.

Napier missed the Huskies' previous game against Cincinnati, but showed he was mostly healthy with 44 minutes against the Friars. The Huskies are finished for the season because of their probation. Naoier, a junior, averaged 17.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 2.0 steals.

March 3, 2013

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Napier (foot) did not play Saturday in the loss to Cincinnati. He re-injured his surgically-repaired foot in the double-overtime loss to Georgetown, the Hartford Courant reports.

Napier had been playing well but should be considered questionable for the Huskies' game Wednesday at South Florida.

February 24, 2013

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Napier had his second big scoring game in a row with 28 points, including five 3-pointers, in the win over DePaul on Saturday. He added seven rebounds, four assists, and two steals.

Napier has scored 55 points with 11 3-pointers in his last two games. The one downside to his game is his turnovers and he has at least four in his last five games. The Huskies are 4-1 in Big East play when Napier scores at least 20 points.