Connecticut Defeats Florida 65-64 - Recap
Shabazz Napier scored 26 points for Connecticut on Monday, leading them to a 65-64 victory over Florida at Gampel Pavilion.
Connecticut won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.
Connecticut got 14 points from DeAndre Daniels and another 9 points from Ryan Boatright. Ryan Boatright contributed 4 assists, while DeAndre Daniels cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Florida got 19 points from Casey Prather in a losing cause and another 17 points from Patric Young. Casey Prather contributed 3 assists for them, while Patric Young had 7 rebounds.
Connecticut led at halftime, 30-29.
Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-26.