Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 12/29/12
It was a great Saturday for UConn Huskies men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie. Earlier in the day, he received a five-year contract extension giving the program some stability going forward. Then later, his team went out and rewarded his extension with a win. While it definitely wasn't a pretty win, it was a win as UConn beat the Washington Huskies 61-53 in front of an announced crowd of 12,720 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on a snowy Saturday night. The east coast Huskies improve to 10-2 while the west coast Huskies fall 8-5 in the final non-conference game for both teams. Omar Calhoun led the way for UConn with 14 points. Shabazz Napier had 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. However, he did commit seven turnovers. Ryan Boatright added 13 points. DeAndre Daniels had nine points before leaving late in the game with a cut lip. Enosch Wolf paced the Huskies with nine rebounds to go along with two points. And with the help of Wolf's nine reb...
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