HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Christian Vital scored 23 points and UConn ended the 2019 portion of its season with a 69-47 rout of NJIT.
Vital hit eight of his 15 shots and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
Brendan Adams added 12 points for the Huskies (9-3), who have won six of their last seven heading into conference play. Akok Akok chipped in with seven points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots.
UConn never trailed. Akok scored five of the Huskies first nine points and UConn jumped out to a 12-4 lead. Three straight 3-pointers, two of them from Vital, sparked a 13-0 run that gave the Huskies early control of the game at 25-10.
UConn had seven 3-pointers in the half and led 35-20 at the break. They extended that by going on an 14-3 run to open the second half. >> Read More
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