Facebook Twitter Email. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Akok Akok (11) Forward - While at UConn: After a semester, plus a spring and summer of practicing with the Huskies in 2019, broke into the starting lineup with With 11 minutes, 14 seconds left in the first half of UConn’s game at Butler on Jan. 9, Akok Akok checked in during a timeout. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Akok also is a … Jessica Hill / Associated Press. UConn’s Akok Akok, left, reacts while being tended to by head trainer James Doran in the first half on Sunday. UConn's Akok Akok is expected to return from a shin injury and play today against Xavier. UConn forward Akok Akok (23) is consoled by teammate Jalen Gaffney, center, and Sidney Wilson (15) after Akok injured his left foot Sunday in Hartford against Memphis. Akok Akok, out nearly 11 months since rupturing his Achillies, is poised to return. Updated Tuesday with information on Akok… Akok led the team in blocks with 65, more than doubling the next-highest player on the team, and averaged 6.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Teammates feed off of Akok’s energy and enthusiasm. Hurley won’t rush Akok back until the redshirt sophomore forward is healthy. Though Akok was shown in a video on Twitter saying he would return vs. Marquette, coach Dan Hurley was noncommittal. Akok Akok is a 6-10, 195-pound Power Forward from Putnam, CT. Thirty-two seconds later, Akok took a pass from Tyrese Martin under the basket, and the 6-foot-9 sophomore jammed home a two-handed dunk. James Bouknight, UConn’s leading scorer, is expected to be out for Saturday’s game at Butler, according to a source.