Field Goal %
- CONN 44.2
- 35.3 NOVA
Three Point %
- CONN 45.0
- 35.5 NOVA
- CONN 11
- 16 NOVA
- CONN 36
- 30 NOVA
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End of Game
Connecticut outscored Villanova 20-4 in points off turnovers Saturday. The Wildcats' four points off turnovers are a season low, having scored at least seven such points in every other game.Villanova scored four second-chance points, tied for its fewest this season. The Wildcats' 14 points in the paint are their third-fewest this season.
Shabazz Napier scored 21 of his game-high 25 points in the second half Saturday. Napier made 5-of-7 shots from outside the paint in the second half, including his last four.
Shabazz Napier By Half - vs Villanova
1st half 2nd half Minutes 8 17 Points 4 21 FG 2-4 7-9 3-pt FG 0-2 4-6
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