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Dec. 21, 2012

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Fordham Rams vs. Connecticut Huskies
Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 7:00 PM
XL Center – Hartford, CT 

  • The Huskies improve their all-time record against the Rams to 12-10, including a streak of six consecutive wins against Fordham
  • Ryan Boatright set career highs with 26 points and nine assists in 35 minutes
  • Tonight marks just the fourth time in 11 games this season that UConn has allowed an opponent to shoot over 40% - Fordham shot 45.8% from the field
  • UConn only committed two turnovers during the first half compared to 13 from the Rams – The Huskies scored 21 points off of Rams turnovers in the first half
  • The 57 points scored by UConn in the first half marks the most points the team has scored in a first half all season, besting their previous high of 40 against Michigan State
  • The Huskies are now 3-0 this season at the XL Center and 228-83 all-time in Hartford
  • Fordham falls to 0-3 on the season against Big East teams (also lost to Pittsburgh and St. Johns)
  • Fordham’s Branden Frazier set a career high with 26 points, besting his previous high of 24 against LIU in 2010
  • Fordham head coach Tom Pecora falls to below .500 in his coaching career (174-175), and drops to 19-49 at the helm of Fordham over the past 3 seasons
  • Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels combined for the first 13 points UConn scored – no other Husky player scored until Omar Calhoun hit a pair of free throws with 12:35 remaining in the first half
  • After Fordham tied the game at 15, UConn went on a 14-0 run aided by three pointers from Omar Calhoun and R.J Evans
  • UConn entered the game a averaging 8.2 steals/gm – They recorded 10 steals in the first half and finished with 15
  • After UConn opened up a 32 point lead early in the second half, Fordham went on a 19-0 run that lasted from 18:14 to 12:14
  • This is the second consecutive game the Huskies have had four players with double digit points (Daniels, Boatright, Napier, Calhoun)
  • The Huskies improve to 7-0 when leading at the half while Fordham falls to 1-8 when trailing at halftime
  • The Rams entered the game shooting 29.3% from beyond the arc – Tonight they connected on 9-21 (42.9%)