Rutgers Falls 69-63 Against Connecticut - Game Recap

Rutgers Falls 69-63 Against Connecticut - Game Recap

Connecticut got 26 points from Shabazz Napier en route to a 69-63 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday at Gampel Pavilion.

Bettors who backed Connecticut were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 15.5.

Niels Giffey had 16 points for Connecticut and DeAndre Daniels chipped in with 7 points. Shabazz Napier had 4 assists for them, while DeAndre Daniels was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Rutgers got 16 points from Myles Mack in a losing cause and another 13 points from Wally Judge. Myles Mack contributed 5 assists for them, while Wally Judge had 10 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 34-31 before taking care of business in the second half.

Rutgers won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-28.