South Florida vs Connecticut Recap - Connecticut Wins 83-40

South Florida vs Connecticut Recap - Connecticut Wins 83-40

The battle between Connecticut and South Florida didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Florida was handed an 83-40 defeat on Wednesday at Gampel Pavilion.

Bettors who backed Connecticut were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 15 at sportsbooks.

DeAndre Daniels had 12 points for Connecticut and Kentan Facey chipped in with 10 points. Lasan Kromah had 7 assists for them, while Shabazz Napier was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.

South Florida got 8 points from Musa Abdul-Aleem in a losing cause and another 7 points from John Egbunu. Corey Allen Jr. contributed 2 assists for them, while Chris Perry had 7 rebounds.

Connecticut led at halftime, 45-14.

Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-31.