Round 1: #6 Earl Kelley vs. #11 Albert Mouring

Earl Kelley vs. Albert Mouring

#6 Earl Kelley – (1982-1986)
by Peter Bard

Kelley, a dynamic 6’1” guard from New Haven, led the country in scoring as a senior at Wilbur Cross High School before playing at UConn. Kelley was often trouble off the court, but had few difficulties on it, leading the team in scoring average all four seasons season of his career before he was dismissed from the team as a senior for academic problems. Despite this, he finished his UConn career 5th in scoring with 1,592 points (he now ranks 15th all-time).

Career Points: 1592

Career Rebounds: 235

Career Assists: 388

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Career Steals: 126

Career Blocks: 5


2nd Team Big East 1984-1985, 1985-1986
1000 point club

  #11 Albert Mouring – (1997-2001)
by Tyler Wilkinson

Albert Mouring earned his reputation as a sharpshooter. Despite barely playing his freshman year at UConn, he emerged as a crucial bench scorer for the Huskies. Mourning made several late threes against Duke in the 1999 National Championship game that helped the Huskies seal the victory and shock the world. Mourning joined the 1,000 point club his senior year and remains UConn’s all-time leader in free throw percentage.

Career Points: 1214

Career Rebounds: 310

Career Assists: 169

Career Steals: 93

Career Blocks: 35


All-time leader in FT%
1,000 point club
Member of the 1999 National Championship team

A-Z Tourney: Round 4 -- B vs. W

  • Team B (81%, 90 Votes)
  • Team W (19%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 111

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  1. Damn, this is just wrong. Earl Kelley was pretty much the entire team for 4 whole years. Of course, these were the years that UConn was just being absolutely abused by Ewing, Mullins, etc., but still….he was a damn good player and is higher than a #6.

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