In the past two games, the UConn Huskies men's basketball team has gotten off to slow starts. Despite a slow long trip to Newark, NJ due to the blizzard, the Huskies got off to a better start in this one.
But they almost blew it against the Seton Hall Pirates on Sunday afternoon.
After blowing a 13 point lead in the first half, a strong second half surge propelled UConn to a 78-67 win over the Pirates in front of 7,634 at the Prudential Center.
The Huskies improve to 16-6 (6-4 Big East) while the Pirates fall to 13-11 (2-9).
Shabazz Napier led the Huskies with 22 points, nine assists and six steals. Ryan Boatright added 20 points, a team-high five rebounds (shared with Omar Calhoun) and four steals while Calhoun had 10 points and five rebounds.
Aaron Cosby led all scorers in the game with 25 points for the Hall. Fuquan Edwin chipped in with 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and five steals.
Kevin Johnson led the Pirates with six rebounds to go alon...