NCAA Basketball Highlights: UConn 86 – Memphis 81 F/OT


Ryan BoatrightHARTFORD, CT – Shabazz Napier poured in 34 points along with five rebounds, four assists and four steals as Connecticut outlasted Memphis in overtime 86-81 on Saturday at the XL Center.

Ryan Boatright added 21 as the duo combined for 55 of the Huskies’ 86 points. Joe Jackson led the Tigers with 24 points.

Tom McCarthy and Donny Marshall called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Shabazz Napier hits and UConn leads 60-56)

(David Pellom’s dunk puts the Tigers up 69-66)

(Napier’s layup after a foul gives the Huskies a chance to tie)

(UConn misses at the end of regulation and we’re headed to OT)

(Ryan Boatright hits from three to put UConn up by 4)

(Napier hits from deep too and it’s a 79-74 game)

(Postgame recap from Tom McCarthy and Donny Marshall)

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