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March Madness - Recap - Connecticut Defeats Iowa State 81-76

DeAndre Daniels scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Connecticut over Iowa State, 81-76, on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

Connecticut was an underdog by1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Shabazz Napier had 19 points for Connecticut and Ryan Boatright chipped in with 16 points. Shabazz Napier had 5 assists for them, while DeAndre Daniels was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Iowa State got 34 points from Dustin Hogue in a losing cause and another 16 points from DeAndre Kane. DeAndre Kane contributed 9 assists for them, while Melvin Ejim had 8 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 36-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

Iowa State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.