UCONN advances to the second round in the Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament

In the first game of the day, the UCONN Huskies defeated DePaul to advance to the next round of the second round of the Big East Tournament, the final score was, 81-67.UCONN will play West Virginia tomorrow at noon ET.

This one wa in UCONN’s hands for most of the game. Jeremy Lamb had 25 spoints and was a huge part of UCONN’s success. They will definitely have a tougher test tomorrow, as WVU will be on the prowl for the Big East Title. West Virginia is the 8th seed and UCONN is the 9th.

Mar 03, 2012; Storrs, CT, USA; Connecticut Huskies head coach Jim Calhoun talks with guard Ryan Boatright (11) from the sideline during the second half as they take on the Pittsburgh Panthers at Gampel Pavilion. UConn defeated the Panthers 74-65. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-US PRESSWIRE

For DePaul, they do not have a chance for the NCAA Tournament due to their first round exit. Hopefully next year will be much better for them.

Here’s the box socre of the game.

DePaul Individual Stats

# PLAYER FG 3FG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
00 CLAHAR, Worrel 1/3 1/1 5/5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 8
21 CROCKETT, Jamee 2/8 1/4 2/2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 7
33 * FABER, Krys 0/2 0/0 0/0 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 4 0
11 * KELLY, Jeremiah 1/7 0/4 0/0 2 1 3 2 1 0 2 3 2
23 KIRK, Donnavan 2/4 0/0 0/0 1 5 6 0 2 2 1 5 4
32 * McKINNEY, Charles 1/3 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2
12 * MELVIN, Cleveland 8/20 1/3 2/3 6 3 9 2 2 0 0 2 19
15 MORGAN, Moses 7/15 5/6 0/1 1 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 19
10 ROBERTSON, Derrell 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
20 * YOUNG, Brandon 1/9 0/4 4/4 0 2 2 1 1 0 3 2 6
Team Color Indicates Player Currently On Court — * Indicates Starter
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Connecticut Individual Stats

# PLAYER FG 3FG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
11 BOATRIGHT, Ryan 5/9 2/2 7/9 1 4 5 7 0 0 4 1 19
02 DANIELS, Deandre 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 * DRUMMOND, Andre 6/13 0/0 0/6 3 2 5 0 0 4 1 0 12
05 GIFFEY, Niels 2/3 0/1 0/0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 4
03 * LAMB, Jeremy 10/17 3/6 2/4 0 5 5 4 0 0 4 2 25
13 * NAPIER, Shabazz 2/3 1/1 0/0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 4 5
10 OLANDER, Tyler 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 * ORIAKHI, Alex 4/7 0/0 1/3 3 4 7 1 0 4 0 2 9
22 * SMITH, Roscoe 2/4 2/3 1/2 2 6 8 1 1 1 0 3 7

Team Color Indicates Player Currently On Court — * Indicates Starter

 

 

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