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Rahsool Diggins

Rahsool Diggins roster photo final 2023-24

At UMass

2022-23 Sophomore year

Rahsool Diggins off-season roster photo 2022-23Rahsool Diggins final roster photo 2022-23

  • Played in 26 of the season's 31 games, starting in 10, all of which came when Noah Fernandes was out with his injury
  • Averaged 17.6 minutes per game, splitting time with Keon Thompson as the backup point guard
  • As a starter: averaged 20.9 minutes, 6.1 points, and 3.1 assists
  • Off the bench: averaged 15.5 minutes, 3.8 points, and 1.9 assists
  • Nearly matched his season/career high in scoring, putting up 14 in the win over St. Bonaventure (3/4). Drew 5 fouls and shot 6-7 from the line, both career highs
  • Shot 4-5 from the floor for 9 points, and snared 3 rebounds, in the win at Rhode Island (2/18)
  • Missed three straight games in early February with a recurring ankle injury4)
  • Tallied 8-3-3 at George Mason (2/1).
  • Scored 12 points and tied his season/career high in assists with 6, in the win over Richmond (1/25)
  • Played well against in hometown Philadelphia, at Saint Joseph's (1/21), setting a new career high with 15 points. Shot 6-13 from the floor
  • Returned to the starting lineup for the Rhode Island game (1/14). Scored a then-career high 7 points. Scored 7 again in the next game, at VCU (1/17)
  • Was back with the team for the game against Saint Louis (1/4), but only got 3 minutes of action, and the same at George Washington (1/7). Didn't even get off the bench for the La Salle game (1/11). Had a meeting with Coach Martin to get him back on track.5)
  • Did not travel for the game at St. Bonaventure (12/31). Stayed back to be with his girlfriend for the birth of their child.6)7)8) Lost focus as the child's due date neared, said himself that he was “going through the motions.”9)
  • Scored 6 points and dished a career-high 6 assists in 20 minutes of work against UMass-Lowell (12/8), but struggled with 2-10 shooting, including 0-8 from two point territory
  • Got his first career start against Albany (12/5), filling in for Noah, but picked up 3 fouls and was held to 9 minutes
  • Dished 5 assists in 20 minutes of work in the win at South Florida (11/29)
  • Scored 6 points and dished 2 assists in 19 minutes of work in the win over Murray State (11/18)


Rahsool Diggins, UConn, 2021-22

UConn (2021-22)

High School

  • Shifty, clever combo guard who is equally adept at scoring or distributing the ball.
  • Can score by getting to the basket, using a solid mid-range jumper or an improving three-point shot, but also has a knack for penetrating into the paint and finding open teammates.
  • Brings tough, hard-nosed Philadelphia style to his defense.
  • Had a spectacular four-year career as a starter at Archbishop Wood HS under Coach John Mosco.
  • Also starred for AAU Team Final under Rob Brown.
  • As a senior in 2020-21, named MaxPreps Pennsylvania High School Player of the Year and Pennsylvania Class 6A Player of the Year.
  • Two-time Philadelphia Catholic League Player of the Year.
  • Two-time Philadelphia City Player of the Year.
  • Three-time first team All-State.
  • Averaged 16.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.8 steals as a senior, leading team to Philadelphia Catholic League championship and to PIAA 6A championship game, in which he scored 26 points in narrow loss.
  • Finished high school career as Wood’s all-time leading scorer (1,513 points).
  • Had 15 points, 9 assists, 5 rebounds in Slam 16 Game, where he teammed with fellow UConn 2021-22 freshman Samson Johnson and averaged 10.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 7.0 assists, and 4.0 steals at prestigious Pangos All-American Festival.
  • Consensus Top 50 recruit who picked UConn over Villanova, Kansas, Florida, Seton Hall, and Virginia Tech, among others.


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From Stats, Game Logs

Career Highs

Through the 2022-23 season

Points15 - at Saint Joseph's (1/21/23)3 - Grambling (12/4/21)
Field Goals6 - at Saint Joseph's (1/21/23)1 - three times, last Grambling (12/4/21)
Field Goals Att.13 - at Saint Joseph's (1/21/23)4 - Central CT State (11/9/21)
3-Point FG4 - Richmond (1/25/23)1 - Grambling (12/4/21)
3-Point FG Att.6 - at Saint Joseph's (1/21/23)1 - three times, last Grambling (12/4/21)
6 - at George Mason (2/1/23)
Free Throws6 - St. Bonaventure (3/4/23)none
Free Throw Att.7 - St. Bonaventure (3/4/23)none
Rebounds3 - six times, last at Rhode Island (2/18/23)none
Assists6 - three times, last at Duquesne (3/1/23)1 - three times, last Georgetown (1/25/22)
Blocks1 - Albany (12/5/22)1 - Grambling (12/4/21)
Steals3 - at VCU (1/17/23)1 - Central CT State (11/9/21)
Minutes29 - Richmond (1/25/23)12 - Grambling (12/4/21)

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