Posted March 02, 2013 on
With Shabazz Napier's right foot in a protective boot, UConn still gave Cincinnati a battle on the road. The Huskies fell short, however, 61-56.
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Connecticut was missing top scorer Shabazz Napier for its game against Cincinnati on Saturday.
Napier, who averages 17.1 points per game, aggravated his right foot during a double-overtime loss to No. 7 Georgetown on Wednesday night. The foot has been a problem throughout his career. He had a screw inserted in the foot last September to repair a stress fracture.
A school spokesman...
Now we really know how injured Shabazz Napier was injured in the UConn Huskies men's basketball teams loss to the Georgetown Hoyas. Bad enough that he wasn't able to play on Saturday in Cincinnati.
And while the game was certainly a close one, there's no doubt he was missed.
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