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UConn Huskies (3-0)


Wed. 11/25 Fri. 11/27 Thu. 12/3
vs. CentCt 
W 102-75
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vs. Hart 
W 69-57
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@ USC 
W 61-58
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UConn holds off Southern California 61-58 in Legends Classic

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) James Bouknight scored 18 points and Connecticut lead most of the way and held off Southern California in a 61-58 victory in the Legends Classic on Thursday night.

Bouknight's 3-point play capped the scoring for UConn (3-0), which had a six-point lead with four minutes to play. But USC (3-1) ended the game missing 7 of 8 shots, including three consecutive in the final 12 seconds. Drew Peterson missed a layup and Noah Baumann and Evan Mobley each missed 3-point shots.

Bouknight was 5 of 15 from the floor and made three of the Huskies' seven 3-pointers. Tyrese Martin added 11 points and Isaiah Whaley had 10 points and blocked five shots. UConn outrebounded the Trojans 42-31, with Josh Carlton grabbing a game-high 11.

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Leaders
Points: J. Bouknight18.7
Rebounds: I. Whaley7.3
Assists: R. Cole3.7
FG%: J. Bouknight45.2%
FT%: J. Bouknight80.0%
3P%: R. Cole41.2%
Steals: R. Cole2.0
Blocks: I. Whaley3.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga3-0
2 Baylor3-0
3 Iowa3-0
4 Wisconsin3-0
5 Illinois3-1
6 Duke1-1
7 Kansas3-1
8 Michigan State3-0
9 Creighton2-0
10 Houston3-0
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Baylor3-0
2 Gonzaga3-0
3 Villanova3-1
4 Virginia2-1
5 Kansas3-1
6 Iowa3-0
7 Wisconsin3-0
8 Duke1-1
9 Kentucky1-2
10 Illinois3-1
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Big East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Xavier 0-0 5-0
UConn 0-0 3-0
9 Creighton 0-0 2-0
Butler 0-0 1-0
St. John's 0-0 3-1
12 Villanova 0-0 3-1
Marquette 0-0 2-1
Providence 0-0 2-2
Georgetown 0-0 1-1
Seton Hall 0-0 1-2
DePaul 0-0 0-0
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.3 (116)
Rebounds: 17.0 (9)
Assists: 14.3 (121)
FG%: 45.7% (117)
FT%: 71.4% (125)
3P%: 34.4% (111)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.3 (79)
Rebounds: 25.0 (193)
Assists: 6.3 (12)
FG%: 39.4% (96)
FT%: 74.6% (224)
3P%: 29.4% (109)
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