History of the UConn Huskies' big men

dmayberry@opubco.com Modified: June 12, 2009 at 11:21 am •  Published: June 12, 2009
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NBA career averages: 5.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 0.6 blocks, 0.5 assists.

Travis Knight;7-0;Center;1996-2003

Comment: Finished second on Connecticut's all-time blocked shots list with 179. Most notable pro distinction, however, is his record for the quickest disqualification, fouling out in six minutes in Game 4 of the 1999 Western Conference Semifinals.

NBA career averages: 3.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.6 blocks, 0.6 assists.

Charlie Villanueva;6-11;Power forward;2005-present

Comment: Former seventh overall pick in the 2005 draft helped UConn win the national title as a freshman in 2004 and averaged 13.6 points and 8.3 rebounds as a sophomore before declaring for the draft.

NBA career averages: 13.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.6 blocks.