Harvard vs Connecticut Recap - Connecticut Wins 61-56

Harvard vs Connecticut Recap - Connecticut Wins 61-56

Connecticut got 18 points from Shabazz Napier as they ran past Harvard 61-56 on Wednesday at Gampel Pavilion.

The match was decisive in favor of Connecticut, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Connecticut got 14 points from Ryan Boatright and another 11 points from DeAndre Daniels. Shabazz Napier contributed 4 assists, while DeAndre Daniels cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Harvard got 21 points from Siyani Chambers in a losing cause and another 13 points from Laurent Rivard. Brandyn Curry contributed 6 assists for them, while Kyle Casey had 9 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break trailing 31-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

Connecticut had a 36-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.