50 Greatest Players in UConn men’s basketball history: 50-1

06KELLEY36. Earl Kelley (1982-86) 6-1, G. Kelley was a legend in high school at Wilbur Cross, averaging nearly 40 points per game in his senior season. He was a major recruiting coup for the Huskies, and proved to be one of the most prolific scorers in UConn history.

The 1982-83 Big East Freshman of the Year, Kelley would average 17.8 points per game over a terrific four-year career. He ranks 11th all-time in UConn history in scoring, putting up 1,592 points in his four-year career.

Kelley was also a gifted passer, and ranks ninth all-time in UConn history in assists, with 388. He Kelley was the 1982-83 Big East Freshman of the Year and averaged 17.8 points per game over a terrific four-year career. He was selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the 1985 NBA Draft.

Sources: UConnhoopslegends.com, Basketball-reference.com. Photo Courtesy: UConn Athletics

 

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