Connecticut vs Providence Final: 63-59 - Recap
|Connecticut vs Providence Final: 63-59 - Recap|
Connecticut got 23 points from Ryan Boatright en route to a 63-59 victory over Providence on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion.
Connecticut was a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Connecticut got 19 points from DeAndre Daniels and another 16 points from Shabazz Napier. Ryan Boatright contributed 5 assists, while Shabazz Napier cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Providence got a 14-point performance from Kadeem Batts, who was supported by 11 points from Kris Dunn. Vincent Council had 5 assists in a losing cause for Providence, while Kadeem Batts grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 32-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 39 boards, while Providence only had 38.