Josh Carlton had his best night in a Connecticut uniform, scoring 20 points and grabbing 16 rebounds to lead the Huskies to a 76-52 win over East Carolina Sunday.
Christian Vital added 18 points and seven boards for UConn (13-9, 4-5 American Athletic Conference), which outrebounded ECU 44-25.
K.J. Davis had 13 points to lead East Carolina (9-12, 2-7), which shot just 33 percent from the floor.
Carlton had his first career double-double by halftime, 12 points and 10 rebounds, helping UConn to a 32-26 lead at the break. The 6-foot-10 sophomore had another basket waived off at the halftime buzzer.
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