Hartford, CT (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Boatright had 17 points and five
assists as No. 12 Connecticut routed Maine 95-68 on Friday night.
DeAndre Daniels and Omar Calhoun netted 16 points apiece for UConn (9-0),
which moved to 7-0 at home this season.
Xavier Pollard tallied 20 points to lead the Black Bears (1-7).
Maine hung around for the first eight-plus minutes until a 20-4 Huskies run
put them ahead for good.
Calhoun and Lasan Kromah nailed triples to jumpstart the continue
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The SMU-Hofstra men’s basketball game that
was scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Hofstra was unable to travel to the Dallas Fort-Worth area for the game due to
an impending winter storm.
The tilt will be made up on Jan. 19 at Moody Coliseum.
Additionally, the University of Tulsa’s men’s and women’s home basketball
games against UALR scheduled for Saturday have been moved to Sunday.
No. 3 Kentucky meets No. 20 Baylor in the inaugural Big 12/SEC Challenge at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Both teams have something in common, they’re led by 6-9 forwards who can score as well as rebound. Julius Randle, a Dallas native, is averaging 18.1 points and 12.5 rebounds in his freshman campaign for Kentucky and Cory Jefferson is averaging 13.5 points and 8.8 rebounds for Baylor, similar to what he provided last season as a junior en route to winning All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.
Kentucky struggled against Baylor’s zone defense alignments when these teams met last year and shot continue
Hartford, CT (SportsNetwork.com) – The 12th-ranked Connecticut Huskies will
try to keep their perfect start to the season alive, as they welcome New
England rivals, the Maine Black Bears to the XL Center.
Maine, which operates out of the American East Conference, has stumbled out of
the gate this season with just one win in seven tries, with that lone triumph
coming against NAIA opponent Fisher College on Nov. 10 (111-64). The Black
Bears are losers of five in a row, most recently dropping a road contest at
Meanwhile, UConn has opened the season at 8-0, climbing continue
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The inaugural Big 12/SEC Challenge takes
root in the Lone Star State on Friday night, as the third-ranked Kentucky
Wildcats battle the 20th-ranked Baylor Bears at AT&T Stadium.
Both teams come in sporting identical 7-1 records, with the Wildcats’ lone
loss taking place in Chicago against ranked foe Michigan State (78-74), while
the Bears also fell to a fellow member of the Top-25 on a neutral court,
losing to Syracuse in Maui (74-67).
Kentucky has bounced back from the loss to MSU by winning five straight, the
most recent of which being a 79-65 decision continue