Connecticut 88, Fordham 73

Friday, December 21, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut
Officials - Ed Corbett, Joe Lindsay, Alfred Smith
Attendance - 10265

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Fordham 28 45 73
Connecticut 57 31 88

Recap


Connecticut 88, Fordham 73: Ryan Boatright finished with career highs of 26 points and nine assists as the host Huskies scored a season high in points in routing the Rams.

Connecticut (9-2) set a season-best mark for points in a half in racing out to a 57-28 advantage. The score was tied at 15 with 12:01 to play in the first half when the Huskies went on a 17-2 run over the next 4:39 to take control.

Shabazz Napier added 19 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals in the winning effort, while Omar Calhoun chipped in with 17.

Fordham (2-9) got a career night from Branden Frazier, who scored 26 points, including 5-for-8 shooting from 3-point range. Chris Gaston was the only other Rams player in double figures with 11.

The Huskies shot 50.8 percent from the field, registering assists on 21 of their 31 baskets.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Fordham reserves combined to score just 17 points between seven players, shooting a combined 5-for-20 from the field. … Connecticut continued to struggle on the glass, managing just 22 rebounds. The Huskies have failed to grab 30 rebounds in each of their last three games. … Fordham has one more game before the holiday break, hosting Siena on Sunday. The Huskies are off for a week before hosting Washington on Dec. 29.

Fordham Rams

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ryan Canty 22:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 6
Jermaine Myers 12:00 3-3 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 5 0 3 0 7
Bryan Smith 26:00 2-8 2-7 0-0 1 2 3 1 3 0 1 0 6
Branden Frazier 36:00 10-17 5-8 1-2 1 3 4 5 2 1 6 0 26
Chris Gaston 21:00 4-5 0-0 3-4 2 4 6 2 1 0 3 1 11
Mandell Thomas 30:00 2-6 0-1 2-3 1 4 5 4 3 1 2 0 6
Travion Leonard 15:00 2-7 0-0 1-2 3 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 5
Ryan Rhoomes 18:00 0-1 0-0 1-3 1 6 7 0 2 1 2 0 1
Jeffrey Short 11:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Khalid Robinson 3:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jared Fay 2:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Luka Zivkovic 4:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-59 9-21 10-16 13 24 37 17 21 3 21 1 73
  45.8% 42.9% 62.5% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 21

Connecticut Huskies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Shabazz Napier 32:00 5-11 2-5 7-7 1 6 7 6 2 4 1 1 19
Ryan Boatright 35:00 9-14 2-6 6-9 0 1 1 9 3 3 6 0 26
Omar Calhoun 35:00 6-10 3-5 2-3 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 17
DeAndre Daniels 20:00 4-10 0-2 2-2 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 10
Enosch Wolf 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0
Tyler Olander 17:00 2-6 0-1 1-1 1 5 6 0 2 0 1 1 5
Niels Giffey 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 2
R.J. Evans 15:00 4-5 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 9
Phillip Nolan 15:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leon Tolksdorf 6:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Brendan Allen 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 31-61 8-21 18-22 4 18 22 21 18 15 11 5 88
  50.8% 38.1% 81.8% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 11