Connecticut put together one of its best offensive performances of the season. The Huskies needed it, because East Carolina's Isaac Fleming came up with another triple-double.
UConn beat the Pirates 84-80 on Sunday despite the do-it-all ECU guard.
Jalen Adams scored 26 points, Terry Larrier added 20 points and Christian Vital finished with 16 to help the Huskies (13-14, 6-8 American Athletic Conference) snap a two-game losing streak. They shot 58.2 percent and hit 13 3-pointers - both season highs - in their highest-scoring performance since a double-overtime, 90-88 loss to Tulsa on Jan. 3.
"We made shots. We've just got to get better defensively, and we've got to rebound the ball better," UConn coach Kevin Ollie said. >> Read more
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