Site: XL Center
Time: Friday, 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400. WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 82-16.
Last meeting: UConn, 80-60 at XL, Nov. 17, 2011
Streaks: Maine L5, UConn W8
25 TILL GLOGER, F, 6-8, So., 4.3 ppg. – Hails from Bochum, Germany
01 DIMITRY CORONEL, F/G, 6-6, So., 16.1 – Top scorer, shooting 41.6 percent from floor
05 ZARKO VALJAREVIC, F, 6-4, Jr., 13.7 – Shooting 40 percent on three-pointers
12 XAVIER POLLARD, G, 6-3, Jr. 15.8 – Leading rebounder at 5.0 a game
55 GARET BEAL, G/, 6-6, Fr., 7.8 – From Beal's Island, Maine, was Gatorade player of year
10 SHAUN LAWTON, G, 6-5, Fr., 11.5 – Teammate of UConn's Kentan Facey at LI Lutheran
13 SHABAZZ NAPIER, G, 6-1, Sr., 16.4 ppg. – You may have seen his winning shot vs. Florida
11 RYAN BOATRIGHT, G, 6-0, Jr., 11.4 – Shooting 36.6 percent, but helping in variety of ways
21 OMAR CALHOUN, G/F, 6-6, So., 8.5 – Still in shooting slump, but attitude remains solid
2 DeANDRE DANIELS, F, 6-9, Jr., 13.5 – Had seven rebounds against big Florida frontcourt
00 PHIL NOLAN, C, 6-10, So., 3.0 – Fouled out in 11 minutes vs. Gators
5 NIELS GIFFEY, F, 6-7, Sr., 9.5 – Is 17-for-25 on three-point attempts
What To Watch
Sleepless in Hartford: It's only human nature for the Huskies to have a letdown after their emotional win over No. 15 Florida on Monday at Gampel. This game won't have much electricity; Huskies will have to generate it themselves.
Local connections: Maine coach Ted Woodward began his career on Jim Calhoun's staff in 1986. Associate head coach Douglas Leichner is from Torrington and went to Central. Freshman Christian Ejiga prepped at Hyde School.
Old-time rivalry: UConn and Maine go back to Yankee Conference days and first played in 1922. They are playing for the 99th time. Maine's last win was in 1978 in Orono.
Time to join the party: If UConn opens a big lead, it will be a chance for freshmen Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel and sophomore Leon Tolksdorf to get some minutes.
Exam time: After this game, UConn is off until Dec. 18 against Stanford. It's final exam time at Storrs.
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