Christian Vital scored a career high 30 points to lead Connecticut to an 85-66 win over Boston University on Sunday.
The sophomore guard hit nine of his 15 shots and was 4 of 10 from 3-point range.
Jalen Adams had 12 points and Terry Larrier and Antwoine Anderson each scored 11 for UConn (3-0).
Cedric Hankerson scored 20 points to lead Boston University (0-3). Nick Havener had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Terriers, who opened the game with an 8-1 run.
UConn missed its first nine shots from the floor before a 3-pointer by Vital cut the BU lead to 8-4, more than five minutes into the game.
The Huskies took their first lead at 16-13 on a 3-pointer by Larrier.
But it was Vital who sparked the Huskies, hitting six of his first nine shots. A 3-pointer by Anderson at the halftime buzzer gave UConn a 39-31 lead.
A pair of Vital free throws gave UConn a 21-point lead at 65-44 and his 3-pointer with just over six minutes left gave the Huskies a 70-48 advantage. >> Read more
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