Recap - Connecticut Defeats Central Florida 84-61
|Recap - Connecticut Defeats Central Florida 84-61|
Connecticut blew out Central Florida on Saturday, running up the score in an 84-61 win at Gampel Pavilion.
Connecticut won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites.
Connecticut got 20 points from Amida Brimah and another 14 points from Shabazz Napier. Shabazz Napier contributed 11 assists, while Amida Brimah cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Central Florida got 17 points from Isaiah Sykes in a losing cause and another 12 points from Eugene McCrory. Isaiah Sykes contributed 4 assists for them, while Eugene McCrory had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 35-24 at the break.
Connecticut had a 50-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.