STORRS, Conn. (AP) Freshman James Bouknight scored 23 points, including two key free throws in overtime, as UConn upset Cincinnati 72-71 in the American Athletic Conference on Sunday.
Christian Vital added 19 points for the Huskies (13-10, 4-6 American), who had lost seven games this season by seven points or fewer.
Cincinnati's Jarron Cumberland's jump shot attempt at the buzzer was waved off and he did not get a foul call.
Tre Scott scored 25 points and Keith Williams added 14 for Cincinnati (15-8, 8-3), which had won five straight to share the American Athletic Conference lead.
The team's were tied at 67 after regulation and Scott's one-handed bank shot gave Cincy a 71-68 lead with just over two minutes remaining in extra time.
But Christian Vital grabbed a rebound after a missed 3-pointer from Brandan Adams and his second-chance layup pulled the Huskies to within a point. Booknight was then fouled on a drive into the lane on the Huskies next possession and the two foul shots turned out to be the winning points. >> Read More
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