UConn senior guard Shabazz Napier was named to the American Athletic Conference weekly honor roll after scoring 18 points with seven rebounds and seven assists in the season-opening 78-77 win against Maryland.
Rutgers’ Kadeem Jack was named the AAC Player of the Week after scoring 30 points against Florida A&M. South Florida’s Chris Perry was the conference’s Rookie of the Week for his 14 points with seven rebounds and two blocks in a 72-62 win against Tennessee Tech.
HUSKIES FALL: In Monday’s AP poll the Huskies fell one spot to No. 19 despite their opening win against Maryland. Oregon leap-frogged UConn after beating Georgetown in its opener. The Huskies also fell one spot to 20th in the USA Today poll.