Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • CONN 44.2
    • 35.3 NOVA
  • Three Point %

    • CONN 45.0
    • 35.5 NOVA
  • Turnovers

    • CONN 11
    • 16 NOVA
  • Rebounds

    • CONN 36
    • 30 NOVA

Game Information

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Coverage: TBS
First Niagara Center
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Line: NOVA -6.5
Attendance: 19,290
Referees: Kipp Kissinger, Antinio Petty, Jamie Luckie
3/23/2014 Associated Press

UConn rides Napier past No. 2 seed Villanova

Shabazz Napier scored 25 points in leading Connecticut to a 77-65 win over second-seeded Villanova in the third round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night.

TBS12T
Connecticut255277
Villanova244165

Game Flow

CONN
NOVA
0:00 - 2nd Half

CONN

77

NOVA

65

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Ryan Boatright missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Shabazz Napier made Layup.
  • DeAndre Daniels made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Layup.
  • Shabazz Napier made Jumper.
  • Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Boatright made Layup.
  • Terrence Samuel missed Layup.
  • Lasan Kromah missed Layup.
  • Ryan Boatright made Layup.
  • Lasan Kromah made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Jumper.
  • Niels Giffey missed Jumper.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Jumper.
  • DeAndre Daniels made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Niels Giffey.
  • Shabazz Napier made Layup.
  • Ryan Boatright missed Layup.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Three Point Jumper.
  • DeAndre Daniels made Layup.
  • Shabazz Napier made Jumper.
  • Lasan Kromah made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.
  • Shabazz Napier made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.
  • Shabazz Napier made Three Point Jumper.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • DeAndre Daniels missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Lasan Kromah missed Three Point Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston made Layup.
  • James Bell missed Three Point Jumper.
  • James Bell missed Layup.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston made Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono made Layup.
  • Tony Chennault missed Jumper.
  • James Bell made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Arcidiacono.
  • James Bell missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Darrun Hilliard made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Arcidiacono.
  • Dylan Ennis missed Three Point Jumper.
  • James Bell missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Daniel Ochefu missed Layup.
  • Darrun Hilliard missed Jumper.
  • Josh Hart missed Three Point Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston missed Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston missed Layup.
  • Darrun Hilliard missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono made Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono missed Three Point Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston missed Layup.
  • Darrun Hilliard made Three Point Jumper.
  • James Bell made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Arcidiacono.
  • James Bell missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Josh Hart missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Darrun Hilliard missed Three Point Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston missed Jumper.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston made Layup. Assisted by Darrun Hilliard.
  • JayVaughn Pinkston made Dunk. Assisted by Darrun Hilliard.
  • Kris Jenkins made Three Point Jumper.
  • Darrun Hilliard missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Dylan Ennis missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono missed Three Point Jumper.

Research Notes

  • 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 half2nd half
    Minutes817
    Points421
    FG2-47-9
    3-pt FG0-24-6

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