Field Goal %
- JOES 50.0
- 45.5 CONN
Three Point %
- JOES 33.3
- 45.8 CONN
- JOES 15
- 10 CONN
- JOES 33
- 34 CONN
- Buffalo, New York
- Line: CONN -4.0
0:00 - OT
End of Game
Saint Joseph's built a five-point halftime lead by making nearly half of its attempts from outside the paint. The Hawks made 25% of such shots after halftime.
Shabazz Napier scored or assisted on 41 of Connecticut's 89 points Thursday (46%). In his previous six games, Napier had accounted for 36% of the Huskies' points.
Connecticut outscored Saint Joseph's 21-9 in points off turnovers Thursday. The Huskies improved to 18-0 this season when scoring at least 16 points off turnovers.
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Big 12 media day on Tuesday was not your typical media day. Selfies, superlatives and live lip sync battles dominated the afternoon in Kansas City.
As expected, Duke is the favorite and North Carolina placed second in the ACC preseason media poll. NC State landed the preseason rookie of the year.
Theo Pinson will be out indefinitely for North Carolina after having foot surgery on Wednesday.