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. UConn’s Akok Akok, left, reacts while being tended to by head trainer James Doran in the first half on Sunday. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. 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. Jessica Hill / Associated Press. Akok Akok, out nearly 11 months since rupturing his Achillies, is poised to return. Hurley won’t rush Akok back until the redshirt sophomore forward is healthy. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Akok Akok is a 6-10, 195-pound Power Forward from Putnam, CT. 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. James Bouknight, UConn’s leading scorer, is expected to be out for Saturday’s game at Butler, according to a source. 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. Akok also is a … UConn's Akok Akok is expected to return from a shin injury and play today against Xavier. 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 Updated Tuesday with information on Akok… Teammates feed off of Akok’s energy and enthusiasm. Though Akok was shown in a video on Twitter saying he would return vs. Marquette, coach Dan Hurley was noncommittal. Facebook Twitter Email.