Given that the UConn Huskies men's basketball team just returned home from Germany over the weekend, you might have thought that the jetlag would have affected them. But that wasn't the case on Tuesday night.
Shabazz Napier led a balanced attack with 13 points to help the Huskies beat the Vermont Catamounts 67-49 in front of 7,962 at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT.
The No. 23 Huskies improve to 2-0. The Catamounts drop to 1-1 on the young season.
Freshman Omar Calhoun added 12 points while transfer R.J. Evans added 11 points. Ryan Boatright added nine points and led UConn with seven assists. Tyler Olander also had nine points and led the team with nine rebounds and nine blocks.
Luke Apfeld led Vermont with nine points and eight rebounds. Trey Blue, Sandro Carissimo and Brian Voelkel all chipped in with eight points apiece.
photo credit: richard messina – hartford courant (no. 11 in gallery)