Dec. 7, 2012
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Connecticut Huskies (6-2) vs. Harvard Crimson (4-3)
Friday, December 7th 2012 at 7:00 PM
Gampel Pavilion- Storrs, Conn.
- The Huskies have won 16 of the 18 meetings all-time between the two teams in a series that dates back to 1921-22.
- DeAndre Daniels recorded a career high 23 points, including 15 in the first half on (6-7) shooting.
- UConn improves to 73-4 against non-league competition at Gampel Pavilion since the building opened in 1990.
- Harvard falls to 6-40 all-time against Big East opponents.
- Harvard Head Coach Tommy Amaker, who ranks 5th in program history with 96 wins, falls to 272-199 in his coaching career.
- Harvard falls to 1-3 on the road this season.
- The Huskies had held opponents to a sub 40 FG% in 6 of their first 8 games this season – Harvard shot 49% from the field (21-43).
- UConn started the game on a 11-0 run, helped by 6 Crimson turnovers.
- Harvard responded with an 12-0 run that lasted from 13:17 to 7:37.
- Wesley Saunders, who entered the game shooting 49.3% from the field connected on 6-11 shots.
- Since the 2004-05 season, Harvard is 26-75 when trailing at halftime.
- Shabazz Napier recorded season highs with 9 assists and 7 total rebounds.
- Until Niels Giffey’s dunk at 9:53 in the second half, only 3 UConn players had recorded points (Daniels, Boatright, Wolf).
- The Huskies improve to 5-0 on the season when leading at halftime while the Crimson fall to 0-4.
- when outscored by their opponents in the first half.
- The Huskies shot 52% from the field – they entered the game with a .435 FG%.
- The Crimson entered the game averaging 71.1 points per game and were held to 49.
- The Huskies shot just 23.5% from 3-point range.
- Both teams recorded 32 points in the paint after UConn held a 16-8 edge in the first half.