Found February 03, 2013 on
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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 ...
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For the second time this season, UConn Huskies men's basketball point guard Shabazz Napier has been named Big East Player of the Week.
Here's the release from UConn:
STORRS --- After leading the UConn men’s basketball team to a pair of overtime victories last week, junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.) has been selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Week...
Shabazz Napier scored 24 points and hit three 3-pointers in overtime, leading Connecticut to a 69-64 win over South Florida.
Ryan Boatright added 17 points for the Huskies (15-5, 5-3 Big East) who overcame a 12-point halftime deficit to win their third consecutive game.
Toarlyn Fitzpatrick scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for South Florida (10-11, 1-8), which dropped its...
Shabazz Napier led the way with 24 points as UConn defeated USF 69-64 in overtime Sunday at Gampel Pavilion. As usual, the Huskies were their own worst enemy for a while. But Napier rode to the rescue with his three-point shooting touch in OT.
UConn guard Shabazz Napier scored 11 of his 24 points in overtime Sunday as the Huskies extended their winning streak to three games with a 69-64 overtime victory over South Florida at Gampel Pavilion.
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