UConn Beats Tigers in Overtime

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Hartford, CT– Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points, rallying UConn to an 86-81 overtime win over the Tigers.  The Huskies becoming the first team to sweep a season series from the Tigers since 2002.

Thanks to a season-best 24 points from Joe Jackson, the U of M took a 69-66 lead late only to see Napier send the game to OT, hitting a lay-up while being fouled with just under a minute to go.

With the loss, the Tigers drop to 5th in the AAC, 19-6 overall, 8-4 in conference play.



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