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Houston Falls 80-43 Against Connecticut - Game Recap

The battle between Connecticut and Houston didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston was handed an 80-43 defeat on Thursday at Gampel Pavilion.

Connecticut was the ATS victor, as they covered the 13-point spread as a favorite.

Connecticut got 19 points from Shabazz Napier and another 15 points from Ryan Boatright. Ryan Boatright contributed 4 assists, while Shabazz Napier cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Houston got a 10-point performance from Danrad Knowles, who was supported by 6 points from L.J. Rose. L.J. Rose had 2 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Danrad Knowles grabbed 8 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 51-22 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 55 boards, while Houston only had 40.