Troy Caupain
Troy  Caupain


Midlothian, Va.

High School:
Cosby High School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210





UC-UCLA Photo Gallery

Photos from UC's Second Round NCAA Tournament matchup with UCLA on March 19, 2017 (Photos by Ben Solomon).


Cincinnati MBB vs. Kansas State

Photos from UC's NCAA First Round win on March 17, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photos by Carl Schmid)


Cincinnati 56, SMU 71 (American Tournament Championship)

Photos from Cincinnati vs. SMU in the American Athletic Conference Tournament Championship on 3/12/17.


Cincinnati vs. UConn

AAC Tournament Semifinals - March 11, 2017


Cincinnati 67, UConn 47

Photos from Cincinnati at UConn on 3/5/17.

Career Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats

Pronunciation: CO-pain

Career Accomplishments: Finished career as the only player in school history with more than 1,300 points and 500 assists … handed out a school-record 515 career assists ... tallied 1,317 career points, tying former Bearcat Cashmere Wright for 22nd place on Cincinnati’s all-time scoring list … finished career second in career victories (102), second in consecutive games played (137), third in career minutes played (3,980) and tied for fourth in career games played (137) at Cincinnati … helped lead Cincinnati to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances … was a member of the 2013-14 Bearcats squad that won a share of the inaugural American Athletic Conference regular-season title … talented team leader and floor general with good vision and knack for taking care of the ball (2.33-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio while averaging 29.1 minutes during career).

2016-17 Season (Senior): Started all 36 games, averaging a team-high 10.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.2 steals in 32.3 minutes … named a Senior CLASS candidate … named second team all-conference and earned The American’s Sportsmanship Award … tabbed NABC All-District 25 First Team … selected to The American’s Weekly Honor Roll (1/23) … finished fifth in the nation with a 3.4-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio … completed 2016-17 ranked 18th in the nation with 515 career assists … ranked among the league leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio (first at 3.4-to-1), assists (sixth at 4.4), steals (13th at 1.2), minutes played (22nd at 32.3) and points (27th at 10.5) … tied Jacob Evans for team-high honors, averaging 14.6 points along with 5.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists during the postseason … scored a season-high 23 points with seven rebounds against Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/17) … hit the game-winning putback and pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds against Marshall (12/22) … made a three-pointer with 59 seconds left to help seal the 86-78 win over No. 24 Xavier (1/26) … tallied 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting at Butler (12/10) … handed out a season-high eight assists three times … led UC in assists in 24 of 36 games … committed one or zero turnovers in 24 of 36 games … scored in double figures in 18 games.

2015-16 Season (Junior): Started all 33 games, averaging a team-high 13.0 points, 4.8 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 33.5 minutes … named first team all-conference … tabbed NABC All-District 25 Second Team … selected to the all-tournament teams of the American Championship and the Barclays Center Classic … named The American’s Player of the Week twice … finished 49th in the nation with a 2.7-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio … ranked among the league leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio (second at 2.7), assists (third at 4.8), minutes played (seventh at 33.5), free throw percentage (eighth at.788), scoring (13th at 13.0) and steals (14th at 1.1) … handed out the most assists in a season (160) since Cashmere Wright (169 in 2011-12) … posted the highest assists average (4.8) since Taron Barker (5.0 in 2022-03) … averaged 15.1 points and 6.1 assists with 43 assists and only 13 turnovers in February … scored a career-high 37 points to go with 10 rebounds and five assists with no turnovers in 56 minutes in a 104-97 four-overtime setback against UConn in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament … his 37-point effort marked the most points scored by a Bearcat since Steve Logan tallied 41 against Southern Miss (2/15/02) … registered his first career double-double with 18 points and a career-high 10 assists against USF (2/4) … tallied 27 points on 9-of-14 shooting with four three-pointers at East Carolina (2/27) … led UC in assists in 29 of 33 games … led the Bearcats in scoring in a team-high 15 contests … scored in double figures in 21 games.

2014-15 Season (Sophomore): Started 33 of 34 games played, averaging 9.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and a team-high 3.6 assists in a team-best 31.3 minutes … named American Athletic Conference Honorable Mention All-Conference by the league’s coaches … named twice to The American’s Weekly Honor Roll … scored in double figures in 17 games … led the Bearcats in assists in 22 of 34 games … ranked among the league leaders in free throw percentage (sixth at .788), assist-to-turnover ratio (sixth at 1.7-to-1), assists (10th at 3.6), steals (12th at 1.2) and field goal percentage (15th at .444) … listed among The American leaders in three-point field goal percentage (first at .465) and field goal percentage (10th at .491) during league play … scored a season-high 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the field against UConn (1/29) … forced overtime with a running layup at the buzzer at the end of regulation in UC’s 66-65 NCAA Tournament second-round win over Purdue (3/19), finishing with 10 points in 38 minutes … dished out at least one assist in 33 of 34 games … made 23 consecutive free throws dating back to VCU (12/20) until missing his first attempt against UCF (1/25) ... member of UC’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board.

2013-14 Season (Freshman): Played in all 34 games as a reserve, averaging 5.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 19.1 minutes ... ranked second on the team in free throw shooting (78.4 percent) and assists (76) and third in three-point shooting (32.8 percent) ... produced a 2.04-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio during conference play ... tallied a season-high 15 points with a trio of three-pointers and 6-of-6 shooting from the free throw line against USC Upstate (12/3) ... scored in double figures five times and led the Bearcats in assists in nine games ... handed out three or more assists in 11 games.

Prior to Cincinnati: Played three seasons at Cosby High School in Midlothian, Virginia, where he finished as the school’s leader in career rebounds (347) and assists (230) while ranking second in career points (1,449) ... averaged 26.0 points, 15.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists during his senior season, helping the Titans to a 26-6 record and a district championship ... scored a career-high 48 points against Matoaca High School as a senior ... tabbed the Central Region Player of the Year and earned first team all-state honors ... named a Top 50 shooting guard by 247Sports.com ... coached by Ron Carr.

Personal: Born Nov. 29, 1995 in New York, New York ... son of Renee and Troy Caupain Sr. ... right-handed ... last name pronounced “CO-pain.”