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Connecticut vs Providence Wrap - Connecticut Wins 82-79

Connecticut grabbed an 82-79 win over Providence on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Ryan Boatright at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Connecticut was a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Connecticut got 18 points from DeAndre Daniels and another 18 points from Shabazz Napier. Ryan Boatright contributed 7 assists, while DeAndre Daniels cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Providence got 20 points from Kadeem Batts in a losing cause and another 18 points from Bryce Cotton. Vincent Council contributed 10 assists for them, while LaDontae Henton had 13 rebounds.

Connecticut led at halftime, 33-32.

Providence won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 55-24.