21 - Joe Efese
Joe Efese
Height: 6-6
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Spring Valley, NY
High School: St. Joseph Regional
Position: F
gp 30
pts/g 7.2
fg % 58.9
3pt % -
ft % 60.4
reb/g 3.9
a/g 0.4

2011-12: Started 11 of his 27 games played as a junior...Averaged 15.2 minutes played per game...Was the fourth leading scorer on the team averaging 3.9 points per game...Second on the team with 25 blocks...Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds and had six points and a block in win over Army (11/19)...Had season-high 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds in win over SHU (12/3)...Has six points and eight rebounds vs. LaSalle (12/22)...Had eight points on 4-of-4 shooting, and four rebounds, in win at Mount (1/12)...Had 10 points in home win over Bryant (1/19)...Matched career-high with 10 rebounds at SFNY (2/2)...Had nine rebounds in loss to QU (2/12).

2010-11: Averaged 5.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in his second season.  Averaged 14.7 minutes per game, and shot 53.3 percent from the field.  Had four double-figure scoring games.  Had five or more rebounds five times.  Had two or more blocks 10 times.  Had five blocks in season-opening win over Hartford (11/13).  Scored 11 points and had a block in loss at Penn St. (11/22).  Matched his career-highs with 15 points and seven rebounds, while posting three blocks, in overtime win over Monmouth (11/27).  DNP vs. Providence (11/29), Fairleigh Dickinson (12/4) and Dayton (12/7) due to injury.  Had eight points, five rebounds and three blocks in win over SFNY (1/6).  Had 12 points and six boards while hitting 6-of-7 from the line in win over Bryant (2/9).

2009-10: Played in all 30 games, making 13 starts in his first season with the Blue Devils.  Averaged 15.6 minutes played per game.  Led the team and was fifth in the Northeast Conference with 44 blocks on the season.  Had a career-high eight blocks at home against Long Island on Feb. 25.  Had two or more blocks in a game 12 times to lead the team.  Averaged three blocks per game over the final five games of the year.  Averaged 4.9 points and 2.7 boards per game.  Scored in double-figures five times, including four of the final seven games of the season.  Had a career-high 15 points at the Mount on Feb. 18.

Before CCSU:
  Played for four seasons at St. Joseph Regional High School for coach Mike Doherty.  Named First Team All-County during his senior season.  Was named Second Team as a junior.  Named First Team All-Jamboree as a junior and a senior.  Earned most valuable player honors at the Hoop Group summer showcase in 2008.    

Recent Games
Feb 21 at Bryant L, 88-67
Feb 23 at Sacred Heart W, 80-72
Feb 25 Quinnipiac W, 67-65
Feb 28 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 84-81
Mar 2 Robert Morris L, 81-61
Mar 6 at Wagner L, 72-50
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 18
Games started 19 7
Minutes 625 329
Minutes per game 20.8 18.3
FG 93-158 59-94
FG Pct 58.9 62.8
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 29-48 16-25
FT Pct 60.4 64.0
Off rebounds 51 32
Def rebounds 67 36
Total rebounds 118 68
Rebounds per game 3.9 3.8
Personal fouls 78 41
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 11 7
Turnovers 37 22
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.3
Steals 14 4
Blocks 47 32
Points 215 134
Points per game 7.2 7.4
Points per 40 min 13.8 16.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 vs. Fairfield L, 64-63 1 35 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 12 at Saint Peter's L, 64-61 1 27 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 15 Brown W, 86-71 1 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 18 at La Salle W, 81-74 1 28 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 20 at UMBC W, 83-82 1 36 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Nov 24 at Hartford L, 80-77 1 29 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Dec 5 at New Hampshire W, 87-84 1 31 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
Dec 8 at Indiana L, 100-69 1 23 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Dec 21 Northeastern L, 82-63 1 16 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Dec 29 Saint Peter's L, 71-69 1 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 7
Dec 31 at Syracuse L, 96-62 1 14 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 at Saint Francis (Pa.) L, 67-60 - 9 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 5 at Robert Morris W, 77-70 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 10 Sacred Heart W, 84-78 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 12 Bryant L, 69-62 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 17 Wagner W, 73-66 - 10 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Jan 19 Mount St. Mary's L, 80-75 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 24 at Quinnipiac L, 85-78 - 25 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 10
Jan 26 St. Francis (N.Y.) W, 72-70 1 11 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 31 at Monmouth W, 78-58 1 22 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 2 at Fairleigh Dickinson W, 80-71 1 29 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 7 LIU Brooklyn L, 81-75 1 12 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Feb 14 at Wagner L, 101-82 - 15 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 16 at Mount St. Mary's L, 89-80 - 26 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Feb 21 at Bryant L, 88-67 - 27 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Feb 23 at Sacred Heart W, 80-72 - 31 9-11 81.8 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 21
Feb 25 Quinnipiac W, 67-65 1 34 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Feb 28 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 84-81 1 37 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 16
Mar 2 Robert Morris L, 81-61 1 21 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 6 at Wagner L, 72-50 1 23 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 vs. Fairfield L, 64-63 1 35 3 5 8 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Nov 12 at Saint Peter's L, 64-61 1 27 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 0
Nov 15 Brown W, 86-71 1 23 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 1 3 0
Nov 18 at La Salle W, 81-74 1 28 0 5 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 20 at UMBC W, 83-82 1 36 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 3 4 4 0
Nov 24 at Hartford L, 80-77 1 29 2 5 7 1 0 - 2 2 2 0
Dec 5 at New Hampshire W, 87-84 1 31 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 2 1 4 0
Dec 8 at Indiana L, 100-69 1 23 3 0 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 21 Northeastern L, 82-63 1 16 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 0
Dec 29 Saint Peter's L, 71-69 1 11 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 31 at Syracuse L, 96-62 1 14 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 4 0
Jan 3 at Saint Francis (Pa.) L, 67-60 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 at Robert Morris W, 77-70 - 6 3 1 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 10 Sacred Heart W, 84-78 - 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 12 Bryant L, 69-62 - 8 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Jan 17 Wagner W, 73-66 - 10 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 4 0
Jan 19 Mount St. Mary's L, 80-75 - 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 24 at Quinnipiac L, 85-78 - 25 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 3 2 0
Jan 26 St. Francis (N.Y.) W, 72-70 1 11 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 4 0
Jan 31 at Monmouth W, 78-58 1 22 1 8 9 2 0 - 1 7 4 0
Feb 2 at Fairleigh Dickinson W, 80-71 1 29 7 0 7 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 7 LIU Brooklyn L, 81-75 1 12 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 0 2 1 0
Feb 14 at Wagner L, 101-82 - 15 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 16 at Mount St. Mary's L, 89-80 - 26 5 1 6 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 0
Feb 21 at Bryant L, 88-67 - 27 3 3 6 1 2 0.5 1 0 5 0
Feb 23 at Sacred Heart W, 80-72 - 31 2 4 6 2 1 2.0 0 8 4 0
Feb 25 Quinnipiac W, 67-65 1 34 2 6 8 0 2 0.0 0 3 4 0
Feb 28 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 84-81 1 37 2 5 7 1 0 - 0 3 3 0
Mar 2 Robert Morris L, 81-61 1 21 1 2 3 0 3 0.0 0 1 1 0
Mar 6 at Wagner L, 72-50 1 23 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 30 19 20.8 3.1-5.3 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.6 60.4 7.2
Total 30 19 20.8 3.1-5.3 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.6 60.4 7.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 30 19 625 93-158 58.9 0-0 - 29-48 60.4 215
Total 30 19 625 93-158 58.9 0-0 - 29-48 60.4 215
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 30 19 20.8 6.0-10.1 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.1 60.4 13.8
Total 30 19 20.8 6.0-10.1 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.1 60.4 13.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 30 19 20.8 1.7 2.2 3.9 2.6 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.5 1.6
Total 30 19 20.8 1.7 2.2 3.9 2.6 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.5 1.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 30 19 625 51 67 118 78 0 11 37 0.3 14 47
Total 30 19 625 51 67 118 78 0 11 37 0.3 14 47
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 30 19 20.8 3.3 4.3 7.6 5.0 0.0 0.7 2.4 0.3 0.9 3.0
Total 30 19 20.8 3.3 4.3 7.6 5.0 0.0 0.7 2.4 0.3 0.9 3.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 19 20.8 3.1-5.3 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.6 60.4 7.2
Conference 18 7 18.3 3.3-5.2 62.8 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.4 64.0 7.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 8 15.8 2.5-3.8 65.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.8 60.0 5.5
Away 17 10 23.6 3.5-6.2 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.0 55.9 8.2
Neutral 1 1 35.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-4.0 100.0 10.0

Wins 13 9 23.2 4.5-6.6 67.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.8 63.6 9.5
Losses 17 10 19.1 2.1-4.2 48.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.2 59.5 5.4

November 6 6 29.7 3.2-6.0 52.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.3 75.0 7.3
December 5 5 19.0 2.8-4.8 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 6.6
January 9 2 10.8 1.6-2.6 60.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-1.0 44.4 3.6
February 8 4 26.4 5.2-8.2 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.0 75.0 12.0
March 2 2 22.0 2.0-4.5 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.5 40.0 5.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 19 625 93-158 58.9 0-0 - 29-48 60.4 215
Conference 18 7 329 59-94 62.8 0-0 - 16-25 64.0 134
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 12 8 189 30-46 65.2 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 66
Away 17 10 401 60-105 57.1 0-0 - 19-34 55.9 139
Neutral 1 1 35 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10

Wins 13 9 301 58-86 67.4 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 123
Losses 17 10 324 35-72 48.6 0-0 - 22-37 59.5 92

November 6 6 178 19-36 52.8 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 44
December 5 5 95 14-24 58.3 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 33
January 9 2 97 14-23 60.9 0-0 - 4-9 44.4 32
February 8 4 211 42-66 63.6 0-0 - 12-16 75.0 96
March 2 2 44 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 10
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 19 20.8 6.0-10.1 58.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.1 60.4 13.8
Conference 18 7 18.3 7.2-11.4 62.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.0 64.0 16.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 12 8 15.8 6.3-9.7 65.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.1 60.0 14.0
Away 17 10 23.6 6.0-10.5 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.4 55.9 13.9
Neutral 1 1 35.0 3.4-8.0 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-4.6 100.0 11.4

Wins 13 9 23.2 7.7-11.4 67.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.5 63.6 16.3
Losses 17 10 19.1 4.3-8.9 48.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.7-4.6 59.5 11.4

November 6 6 29.7 4.3-8.1 52.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-1.8 75.0 9.9
December 5 5 19.0 5.9-10.1 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-4.2 50.0 13.9
January 9 2 10.8 5.8-9.5 60.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.7 44.4 13.2
February 8 4 26.4 8.0-12.5 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.0 75.0 18.2
March 2 2 22.0 3.6-8.2 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.5 40.0 9.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 19 20.8 1.7 2.2 3.9 2.6 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.5 1.6
Conference 18 7 18.3 1.8 2.0 3.8 2.3 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.2 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 8 15.8 1.0 1.8 2.8 2.2 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.1 0.2 1.4
Away 17 10 23.6 2.1 2.4 4.5 2.9 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.6 1.7
Neutral 1 1 35.0 3.0 5.0 8.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0

Wins 13 9 23.2 1.7 2.9 4.6 3.3 0.0 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.8 2.3
Losses 17 10 19.1 1.7 1.7 3.4 2.1 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.2 1.0

November 6 6 29.7 1.5 4.0 5.5 2.8 0.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 1.2 1.5
December 5 5 19.0 1.8 0.8 2.6 3.2 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.6 1.0
January 9 2 10.8 0.8 1.6 2.3 1.9 0.0 0.3 1.1 0.3 0.3 1.6
February 8 4 26.4 3.0 2.5 5.5 2.9 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.1 2.1
March 2 2 22.0 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 19 625 51 67 118 78 0 11 37 0.3 14 47
Conference 18 7 329 32 36 68 41 0 7 22 0.3 4 32
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 8 189 12 21 33 27 0 2 17 0.1 3 17
Away 17 10 401 36 41 77 50 0 8 19 0.4 11 29
Neutral 1 1 35 3 5 8 1 0 1 1 1.0 0 1

Wins 13 9 301 22 38 60 43 0 6 15 0.4 10 30
Losses 17 10 324 29 29 58 35 0 5 22 0.2 4 17

November 6 6 178 9 24 33 17 0 4 7 0.6 7 9
December 5 5 95 9 4 13 16 0 0 7 0.0 3 5
January 9 2 97 7 14 21 17 0 3 10 0.3 3 14
February 8 4 211 24 20 44 23 0 4 9 0.4 1 17
March 2 2 44 2 5 7 5 0 0 4 0.0 0 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 19 20.8 3.3 4.3 7.6 5.0 0.0 0.7 2.4 0.3 0.9 3.0
Conference 18 7 18.3 3.9 4.4 8.3 5.0 0.0 0.9 2.7 0.3 0.5 3.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 8 15.8 2.5 4.4 7.0 5.7 0.0 0.4 3.6 0.1 0.6 3.6
Away 17 10 23.6 3.6 4.1 7.7 5.0 0.0 0.8 1.9 0.4 1.1 2.9
Neutral 1 1 35.0 3.4 5.7 9.1 1.1 0.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.0 1.1

Wins 13 9 23.2 2.9 5.0 8.0 5.7 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 1.3 4.0
Losses 17 10 19.1 3.6 3.6 7.2 4.3 0.0 0.6 2.7 0.2 0.5 2.1

November 6 6 29.7 2.0 5.4 7.4 3.8 0.0 0.9 1.6 0.6 1.6 2.0
December 5 5 19.0 3.8 1.7 5.5 6.7 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 1.3 2.1
January 9 2 10.8 2.9 5.8 8.7 7.0 0.0 1.2 4.1 0.3 1.2 5.8
February 8 4 26.4 4.5 3.8 8.3 4.4 0.0 0.8 1.7 0.4 0.2 3.2
March 2 2 22.0 1.8 4.5 6.4 4.5 0.0 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.0 1.8