Nov. 13, 2012
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.
> 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.