Daily Archive for January 8th, 2013

: January 8th, 2013

UConn 99, DePaul 78

A dominant performance on the backboards—coupled with some fine transition play—powered UConn to a 99-78 victory over DePaul in its Big East home opener Tuesday at Gampel Pavilion. Star of the game:

Halftime: UConn 54, DePaul 34

In one of its best halves of the season, UConn shot 54 percent from the field and hung 54 points on overmatched DePaul, which entered the break trailing by 20. UConn, outrebounded in all but one game,

Game day and live updates: vs. DePaul, 7 p.m.

Related: UConn prepares for Melvin-led DePaul WHEN: Tonight, 7 WHERE: Gampel Pavilion RECORDS: DePaul 10-5, 1-1 Big East; UConn 10-3, 0-1 ON THE AIR: SNY (Bob Picozzi, Kara Lawson); WTIC 1080 (Joe