8:00 PM ET, January 7, 2012
Louis Brown Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Two Top Ten teams have made their way to the Rutgers Athletic Center this season and both have left with an "L."Freshman Eli Carter continued his scoring streak with 19 points and the Scarlet Knights defeated No. 8 Connecticut 67-60 on Saturday night in coach Jim Calhoun's return from a three-game NCAA suspension.Freshman Myles Mack added 14 points for the Scarlet Knights (9-7, 1-2 Big East), who beat then-No. 10 Florida 85-83 in double-overtime on Dec. 29. It's just the second time Rutgers has ever beaten two Top Ten teams in the same season. The Scarlet Knights beat UCLA and West Virginia in 1981-82.
UConn Can't Win in New Jersey
UConn has lost back-to-back road games at Seton Hall and at Rutgers -- both coming in the state of New Jersey. The Huskies are 12-1 outside of the Garden State.
UConn Huskies This Season
|Points per game||61.5||74.6|
|TOs per game||17.0||13.8|
|Reb. per game||34.0||39.2|
|-- ESPN Stats & Information|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-53 (.377)||19-48 (.396)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-19 (.211)||7-18 (.389)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-22 (.727)||22-27 (.815)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|
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