Connecticut Downs Cincinnati 51-45 - Match Report
Connecticut got 18 points from Shabazz Napier en route to a 51-45 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion.
Connecticut was a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Lasan Kromah had 9 points for Connecticut and Ryan Boatright chipped in with 7 points. Ryan Boatright had 3 assists for them, while Shabazz Napier was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cincinnati got 16 points from Sean Kilpatrick in a losing cause and another 8 points from Shaquille Thomas. Sean Kilpatrick contributed 3 assists for them, while Titus Rubles had 13 rebounds.
Connecticut led at halftime, 26-25.
The rebound battle favored Cincinnati as they grabbed 44 boards, while Connecticut only had 30.