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UConn men back in action on Sunday at the XL Center.

POSTED January 24, 2015
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


The UConn men’s basketball team plays its first repeat opponent of the season as it entertains the University of South Florida at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn.

Patrick Tiscia will be on hand for Litchfield County Sports.com as UConn looks to string together consecutive wins.

The game is scheduled to begin at noon and will be televised by the CBS Sports Network.  

The Huskies (10-7 overall, 3-2 American) are coming off a 67-60 victory over UCF on Thursday at Gampel Pavilion, breaking a two-game slide.

UConn is led by senior Ryan Boatright, who tops the team in scoring (15.8), assists (4.8), and steals (1.6) and also grabs 4.3 rebounds per game. Sophomore Amida Brimah (10.9) and freshman Daniel Hamilton (10.3) also average double figures, while sophomore Kentan Facey is the leading rebounder (6.3).  

The visiting Bulls (7-12, 1-5), who have dropped four straight, are coming off a 73-48 loss at Temple Thursday.

USF is led in scoring by senior Corey Allen (14.6) and sophomore Chris Perry is the top rebounder (7.1).  

UConn defeated USF, 58-44, earlier this season in Tampa.     

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