Shabazz Napier had a chance to win to the game for the UConn Huskies men's basketball team in regulation but his shot clanked off the rim. In overtime against the South Florida Bulls, he made sure his team emerged victorious.
Napier had 11 points in overtime, including three three-pointers, to help UConn to a 69-64 win over South Florida in front of 9,205 at Gampel Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.
The Huskies improve to 15-5 (5-3 Big East). The visiting Bulls fall to 10-11 (1-8).
Napier had finished regulation with 13 points but led all scorers in the game with 24 points and led the Huskies with eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. Ryan Boatright was the only other Husky in double-digits with 17 points. The next highest scorers were Omar Calhoun with seven and DeAndre Daniels with six.
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick paced the Bulls with a double-double of 22 points and 10 points, which included five three-pointers. Victor Rudd added 12 points and five rebounds while Anth...