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Recap - Connecticut Defeats Temple 68-55

Shabazz Napier scored 17 points leading Connecticut to a 68-55 victory over Temple at Liacouras Center on Thursday.

Connecticut was a favorite by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Connecticut got 14 points from Ryan Boatright and another 13 points from DeAndre Daniels. Shabazz Napier contributed 7 assists, while Shabazz Napier cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Temple got a 16-point performance from Quenton DeCosey, who was supported by 11 points from Dalton Pepper. Dalton Pepper had 3 assists in a losing cause for Temple, while Quenton DeCosey grabbed 8 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 33-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

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