Field Goal %
- CONN 44.2
- 35.3 NOVA
Three Point %
- CONN 45.0
- 35.5 NOVA
- CONN 11
- 16 NOVA
- CONN 36
- 30 NOVA
- Buffalo, New York
- Line: NOVA -6.5
0:00 - 2nd Half
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
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch will miss about a month after having surgery on his left knee.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams told ESPN he hasn't been asked to attend the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions hearing and is optimistic he won't need to go.
Villanova freshman Omari Spellman will sit out the upcoming season as an academic redshirt after the NCAA determined that he did not complete his initial eligibility requirements in time.