Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 1/4/12
First, the good news (and this won't take long): Niels Giffey scored a season-high 11 points against Seton Hall Tuesday. The sophomore from Berlin, Germany, had seen his minutes dwindle with the arrival of DeAndre Daniels and Ryan Boatright, but his patience paid off against the Pirates. Unfortunately, other than Jeremy Lamb (19 points), Giffey was the only Husky to show up on the offensive end. No other UConn player scored in double figures, which isn't much of a leap when you see that the team shot 33 percent from the field in the first half and 36 percent in the second half. The Huskies lost by 12 points, 75-63, but trailed by 13 at the break. We talked Monday about interim coach George Blaney asking his team to play with energy. UConn couldn't have been less energetic in New Jersey if they slept through the game, which isn't much different than what actually transpired. "We particularly worked hard offensively and shot 60 percent against a good St. John's team an...
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