Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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 fourth straight. South Florida held the Huskies to just five first-half field goals and led 27-15 at the half. But the Huskies matched their first-half output 3 1/2 minutes into the second half, going on a 15-2 run after intermission to take the lead. Napier missed a long 3-pointer that would have won the game in regulation, but responded with two straight to open the extra period. Connecticut, which shot just under 30 percent from the floor for the game, hit just five of its 27 shots in the first half. But the Huskies scored 10 straight points to open the second half, a run highlighted by a steal and...
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