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UConn 67, Vermont 49

Nov. 13, 2012

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Connecticut Huskies vs. Vermont Catamounts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Final Score, Connecticut 67, Vermont 49


ABOUT UCONN: The University of Connecticut enters tonight’s game ranked No. 23 in the nation by the AP.

> All time at Gampel Pavilion, the Huskies are 71-4 against non-conference opponents.

> Against Vermont, the Huskies are 47-8 all-time, as they are former Yankee Conference rivals.

> UConn has won 39 straight non-conference games in Gampel Pavilion.

> Over the last three seasons, the Huskies are 19-5 at Gampel Pavilion.

> Since the building opened in 1990, the Huskies have won 24 consecutive games in their Gampel Pavilion season debut.

> Last time a UConn coach started 2-0 was Dee Rowe in 1969; Rowe started 5-0 that season.

> The first four UConn Field Goal’s were scored by four different players.

> Leon Tolksdorf played in his first regular season UConn game where he registered 7 minutes on the court.

> Philip Nolan scored the first points of his UConn career with 9:25 left in the first half.

> Omar Calhoun’s first career three pointer was scored at 8:43 left in the first half. His second of his career was made with 6:32 left. He finished the night shooting 2 for 4 form the three-point line.

> Despite scoring only 1 point in the season opening win over Michigan State, Omar Calhoun finished his Gampel opener with 12 points, 11 in the first half.

> Tyler Olander registered three rebounds (2 offensive, 1 defensive) in between the 5:01 and 3:48 time marks of the first half.

> Halftime Score, Connecticut 32, Vermont 23. Connecticut led Michigan State by 7 at half in their season opener.

> Freshman Omar Calhoun led Connecticut players with 11 first half points, while Clancy Rugg led Vermont players with 8. Connecticut’s Shabazz Napier was scoreless in the first half with one assist.

> Tyler Olander had 6 rebounds in 14 minutes at half (4 offensive, 2 defensive). Vermont’s Luke Apfeld led all players with 7 rebounds at half.

> At half, Connecticut had 11 points off turnovers compared to Vermont’s 3.

> Shabazz Napier led all players on the court, despite failing to score in the first half, with 13 points.

> Tyler Olander fell one short of tying his career mark on rebounds with 9 on the game.

> Luke Apfeld led all Vermont players in both points and rebounds with 9 and 8, respectively. In Vermont’s season opener Apfeld registered 16 points.

> Ryan Boatright fell one short of tying Vermont’s total rebounds for the game with 7 of his own.

> Vermont outrebounded UConn with 39 rebounds, compared to 32 for the Huskies.

> Vermont outscored UConn 14-8 with second-chance opportunities, as there bench also outscored UConn 18-17.