Huskies take down Eagles

Updated: December 28, 2013

Bridgeport, CT ( – Shabazz Napier recorded 15 points and
nine assists and No. 15 Connecticut pulled away in the second half for an
82-65 victory over Eastern Washington at Webster Bank Arena.

Ryan Boatwright contributed 14 points and Niels Giffey finished with 13 to
help the Huskies successfully tune up for Tuesday’s American Athletic
Conference opener at Houston. Connecticut (11-1) also utilized some sharp free
throw shooting to prevail, making good on 25-of-27 attempts from the charity
stripe for the contest.

Tyler Harvey posted a game-high 19 points in the loss, the fourth in a row for
Eastern Washington (5-6). Ognen Miljkovic and Drew Brandon had 15 and 13
points, respectively, for the Eagles.