Latest Isaiah Whaley News

Polley to explore pro options, but plans to return to UConn

Apr. 14, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn says swingman Tyler Polley plans to take advantage of an extra year of eligibility and return to the school but will put his name into the NBA draft pool for evaluation purposes. The decision will allow the 3-point specialist to continue...

Senior Isaiah Whaley to return to UConn for another year

Apr. 07, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn senior Isaiah Whaley has decided to take advantage of the extra year of eligibility being offered to athletes by the NCAA and will return for a fifth year with the Huskies, the school announced Tuesday. The Big East's co-defensive player of...

Ayala scores 23 to push No. 10 Maryland past UConn

Mar. 20, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Mark Turgeon has seen Maryland stifle its share of opponents this season but nothing like what his team did on a big stage. Eric Ayala scored 23 points and the 10th-seeded Terrapins clamped down on defense to snag a 63-54 victory over No. 7...

UConn's Whaley, St. John’s Alexander share Big East D-award

Mar. 08, 2021 11:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Connecticut forward Isaiah Whaley and St. John’s point guard Posh Alexander have been named co-winners of the Big East Conference's defensive player of the year award. The league also announced Monday that the most improved player award was shared by...

Bouknight scores 21 to carry UConn past Georgetown 98-82

Mar. 06, 2021 14:33 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — James Bouknight had 21 points as UConn got past Georgetown 98-82 on Saturday. Jalen Gaffney had 15 points for UConn (14-6, 11-6 Big East Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Isaiah Whaley and Tyler Polley each had 11 points. ...

Whaley leads UConn past Seton Hall 69-58

Mar. 04, 2021 15:09 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Whaley had 17 points and 10 rebounds as UConn defeated Seton Hall 69-58 on Wednesday night. Adama Sanogo and James Bouknight added 16 points each for the Huskies. Sanogo also had nine rebounds, while Bouknight posted six rebounds. ...