Round 1: #4 Tony Hanson vs. #13 Al Weston

Tony Hanson vs. Al Weston

#4 Tony Hanson – (1973-1977)
by Tyler Wilkinson

Tony Hanson kicked off his UConn career by winning the Yankee Conference Rookie of the Year Award in 1974. He continued to improve, averaging 16.7 points and 6.5 rebounds as sophomore. As a junior, he led UConn to a Sweet 16 appearance. It is Hanson’s senior year that marks among the greatest in Husky history however. He averaged a double-double with an incredible 26 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. He shot over 52% from the field.
Hanson is currently third all-time on UConn’s scoring list, sandwiched between Richard Hamilton and Ray Allen with 1,990 career points. He is UConn’s all-time leader in made field goals.

Career Points: 1990

Career Rebounds: 818

Career Assists: 300

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Career Steals: Records not kept

Career Blocks: Records not kept


UConn leader in made field goals
1,000 point club

  #13 Al Weston – (1973-1976)
by Peter Bard

Weston, the first freshman to start a game for the UConn basketball team (freshman had generally been ineligible for sports prior to 1972), was a diminutive guard from Cromwell, CT. In a stunning display of consistency, Weston average between 12 and 15 points all four years of his UConn career, while playing alongside fellow standouts like Tony Hanson and Joey Whelton.

Career Points: 1090

Career Rebounds: 284

Career Assists: 175

Career Steals: Records not kept

Career Blocks: Records not kept


1000 point club
Did not play freshman season

A-Z Tourney: Round 2 -- A vs. N

  • Team A (99%, 135 Votes)
  • Team N (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 136

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