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NCAA Game Summary - Connecticut at South Florida



(Wednesday, February 26th)

Final Score: Connecticut 61, South Florida 56

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Shabazz Napier tallied 17 points and seven assists as the Connecticut Huskies defeated the South Florida Bulls, 61-56, in an American Athletic Conference clash at the Sun Dome.

Ryan Boatright had 14 points, as Niels Giffey logged 11 and five boards for the Huskies (22-6, 10-5 AAC), who have won five of their last six games.

Victor Rudd finished with 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Bulls (12-16, 3-12), who extended their losing streak to five straight.

USF shot 35.7 percent from the field in the first period and led 28-22 at the half. UConn struggled and made just 29.2 percent of its field goal attempts.

The Huskies played better in the second frame as they connected on 56 percent of their field goal tries. After having their lead cut to one with 3:54 left, the Huskies went on an 11-7 run to close out the win.

Despite the loss, the Bulls outrebounded UConn, 39-29. The Huskies had the edge in points off turnovers, 20-6.

02/26 22:45:12 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
WAS 4
CAR 2
 
Final
TAM 8
BOS 11
Final
STL 2
MIA 3
Final
WAS 0
NYM 2
Final
MIN 3
NYY 1
Final
DET 3
PIT 7
Final
BAL 3
TAM 4
Final
TOR 10
PHI 6
Final
TEX 10
CHC 15
Final
LOS 1
CWS 2
Final
MIL 4
CIN 10
Final
SFG 4
COL 3
Final
CLE 8
SEA 6
Final
ANA 10
OAK 13
Final
ARI 8
TEX 7
9th
ATL 5
HOU 8
 
10:05pm Tonight
SDP
KAN
 
3rd
DET 76
ATL 72
 
3rd
BRK 67
IND 70
 
2nd
MIA 37
SAN 39
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
TEMPL 57
MIAMI 60
 
Final
EVAN 79
TENNM 66
 
1st
NARZ 2
YALE 0
 
9:00pm Tonight
ODU
STAN
3rd
WAS 4
CAR 2
 
3rd
BOS 2
FLA 2
 
3rd
CLB 2
NJD 1
 
2nd
DET 1
OTT 0
 
2nd Intermission
TOR 2
TAM 1
 
2nd
WIN 2
NYR 1
 
2nd
NAS 2
VAN 0