UConn men at St. John's
WHAT -- Big East Tournament first-round game
WHEN -- Today, 2 p.m.
WHERE -- Madison Square Garden, New York
RECORDS -- St. John's 16-14, 6-12; UConn 17-14, 7-11
UP NEXT -- Winner plays Marquette, Wednesday, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
D.J. Kennedy, F, 6-5 Jr. -- 32 vs. DePaul in regular season finale
Paris Horne, G, 6-3 Jr. -- 20 against DePaul in finale
Sean Evans, C, 6-8 Jr. -- 2.6 offensive rebounds per game
Anthony Mason Jr., F, 6-7 Sr. -- Fifth-year senior knows Huskies well
Malik Booth, G, 5-9 Jr. -- Shooting 26.7% on 3-pointers
Dwight Hardy, G, 6-2 Jr. -- Out with sprained left knee
Jerome Dyson, G, 6-4 Sr. -- 10p away from 12th on UConn scoring list
Stanley Robinson, F, 6-9 Sr. -- Back-to-back games in single figures
Kemba Walker, G, 6-1 Soph. -- By far team's best player down stretch
Gavin Edwards, F, 6-10 Sr. -- At least 7r every game since Jan. 20
Alex Oriakhi, C, 6-9 Fr. -- All-Big East rookie team member
Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, G/F, 6-7 Fr. -- 10p last two games
STARTERS, FINISHERS -- Coach Jim Calhoun says he's not sure who will start for his team, but it will be more interesting to see who finishes the game for the Huskies.
DOWN, NOT OUT? -- UConn has some serious work to do if it wants to salvage a successful season. Will it give the kind of effort it needs to do that?
HISTORICALLY SPEAKING -- UConn has lost five straight games in this event, going 1-and-done for four straight years. The Huskies are 2-3 against St. John's in the league tourney.
-- NEILL OSTROUT