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Connecticut vs Memphis Final: 83-73 - Recap

DeAndre Daniels scored 23 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Connecticut over Memphis, 83-73, on Thursday at FedExForum.

Connecticut won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs.

Shabazz Napier had 17 points for Connecticut and Lasan Kromah chipped in with 13 points. Shabazz Napier had 10 assists for them, while DeAndre Daniels was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Memphis got a 16-point performance from Michael Dixon Jr., who was supported by 13 points from Austin Nichols. Geron Johnson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Geron Johnson grabbed 6 rebounds.

Connecticut trailed at halftime, 40-39.

The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 34 boards, while Memphis only had 27.