UConn head coach Dan Hurley held an end of season teleconference on Thursday, updating some player injuries and offering other news about his team.
According to Hurley, forward Tyler Polley should be be ready for the 2020-21 season opener following his ACL injury, while big man Akok Akok is most likely looking at the start of Big East conference play as the time he'll return from his Achilles injury.
Polley, a 6-foot-9 junior from Miramar, Fla., tore his ACL during a Huskies practice on Jan. 12. Polley was averaging 9.5 points per game while shooting 40.5 percent from three-point range.
Akok, a redshirt freshman, was averaging 5.8 points and 5.5. rebounds, with a team-leading 66 blocked shots in 25 games on the season.
Meanwhile, Hurley also announced that Alterique Gilbert, a redshirt junior guard who had season averages of 8.2 points and 2.5 rebounds, is entering the transfer protocol.
The Huskies finished the season with a 19-12 overall record, going 10-8 in conference. Hurley's team won its final five conference games of the season, and were set to play against Tulane in the first round of the AAC tournament as the No. 5 seed before the tournament was canceled.