UNH will feature two of the top front court players in America East in 2013-14, led by Chris Pelcher (pictured).
UNH will feature two of the top front court players in America East in 2013-14, led by Chris Pelcher (pictured).
Courtesy: America East Communications

New Hampshire Men's Basketball Team Capsule

Release: 10/23/2013

Each weekday through Oct. 29, an America East men's basketball team will be profiled on AmericaEast.com with a team capsule, head coach interview and info graphics.


Schedule     2012-13 Stats

Head Coach: Bill Herrion

Year at School: 9th

2012-13 Record: 9-20, 5-11 AE

Finish: T-7th (No. 7 seed, 0-1)

Postseason: None

Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 9/4

Starters Returning/Lost: 3/2

Newcomers: 6

Top Returnees: Patrick Konan, Sr., 11.8 ppg, 5.4 rpg in 12-13

                         Brett Roseboro, Sr., 9.1 ppg, 6.3 rpg in 12-13


  • UNH was picked fifth by America East's head coaches as it returns nine letterwinners and three starters from last season's squad.
  • Senior forward Patrick Konan leads the returnees after ranking in the league’s top 15 in both scoring (12th - 11.8 ppg) and rebounding (15th - 5.4 rpg) last year.
  • Senior Chris Pelcher (9.1 ppg, 6.3 rpg) teams with Konan to help form one of the better front courts in the conference.
  • Pelcher ranked third among league leaders in field goal percentage (.534) last season.
  • New Hampshire was the best team in the country at limiting the three-point shot last year, finishing first in the country in three-point field goal percentage defense by holding foes to just 28.1 percent shooting from deep.
  • Overall, UNH ranked third in the league holding foes to 40.8 shooting from the floor.
  • Head coach Bill Herrion, who enters his eighth year at UNH and 23rd in America East (15 at Drexel), became the league's all-time leader in conference wins last season and currently stands at 155.
  • Herrion is the conference's all-time leader with 21 championship wins, and is tied for second with three America East titles.
  • UNH opens up against Suffolk on Nov. 8

Team Capsules
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New Hampshire
Hartford (Oct. 24)
Albany (Oct. 25)
Stony Brook (Oct. 28)
Vermont (Oct. 29)