Connecticut vs Rutgers Recap - Connecticut Wins 82-71

Connecticut vs Rutgers Recap - Connecticut Wins 82-71

Connecticut got 26 points from Shabazz Napier en route to an 82-71 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Connecticut was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite.

Ryan Boatright had 12 points for Connecticut and Amida Brimah chipped in with 10 points. Ryan Boatright had 4 assists for them, while Amida Brimah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Rutgers got 19 points from Kadeem Jack in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jerome Seagears. Jerome Seagears contributed 6 assists for them, while Kadeem Jack had 11 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 41-36 before taking care of business in the second half.

Connecticut had a 34-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.