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Connecticut Falls 75-71 to Houston - Recap

TaShawn Thomas scored 23 points leading Houston to a 75-71 victory over Connecticut at Hofheinz Pavilion on Tuesday.

Houston was an underdog by 8.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Houston got 17 points from Jherrod Stiggers and another 13 points from Danrad Knowles. LeRon Barnes contributed 3 assists, while Danrad Knowles cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Connecticut got 27 points from Shabazz Napier in a losing cause and another 19 points from Ryan Boatright. Ryan Boatright contributed 9 assists for them, while Shabazz Napier had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 46-28 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 34 boards, while Connecticut only had 30.