Location: University of Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center, St. Thomas
Tip-off time: 6:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Records: UConn 2-0, Wake Forest 1-0
Last game: UConn beat Vermont, 67-49, Tuesday; Wake Forest defeated Radford, 79-67, Friday.
Probable starters: UConn, 6-1 jr. guard Shabazz Napier (19 pts), 6-0 so. guard Ryan Boatright (11 pts, 5.5 assists), 6-5 fr. guard Omar Calhoun (6.5 pts), 6-8 so. forward DeAndre Daniels (9.5 pts, 5.5 rebs), 6-9 jr. forward Tyler Olander (6.5 pts, 7.5 rebs, 4 blks)
Wake Forest, 6-3 sr. guard C.J. Harris (19 pts), 6-3 fr. guard Codi Miller-McIntyre (10 pts), 6-7 jr. forward Travis McKie (11 pts, 9 rebs), 6-9 fr. forward Tyler Cavanaugh (6 pts, 4 rebs), 6-9 fr. forward Devin Thomas (10 pts, 8 rebs)
Noteworthy: First of three games in Paradise Jam. Huskies won the tourney in last appearance in 2008. ... Wake Forest picked to finish 10th in ACC coaches' preseason poll. ... Only two Wake starters back from last year's 13-18 team. Ten of 13 players on roster are either freshmen or sophomores. ... Veterans McKie and Harris, who scored in double figures in all but one game last season, are two of the top returning scorers in the conference. ... Six players scored in double figures in opening win for Demon Deacons, who shot 63.6 percent. ... Top reserves: Wake guard Chase Fischer (11 pts), UConn guard R.J. Evans (8.5 pts). ... Stat to watch: Defensive field goal percentage. Huskies held first two foes to a combined 34.2 percent from the field. ... In first two games, UConn out-rebounded by an average of 41-30.5. ... Kevin Ollie attempting to become first UConn coach to win his first three games since Dee Rowe (1969-70). ... Up next: UConn plays either Quinnipiac or Iona. First-round winners meet Sunday night, losers meet Saturday night. Tourney ends on Monday.
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