(17) UConn 71

(11-2, 0-1 American)

Houston 75

(9-5, 1-0 American)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, December 31, 2013

    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

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    #17CONN 28 4371
    HOU 46 2975

    Top Performers

    Connecticut: S. Napier 27 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Houston: T. Thomas 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Complete Play-By-Play

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    1st Half Summary

    20:00 0-0Jump Ball won by Houston
    19:28 0-0Mikhail McLean missed Jumper.
    19:28Niels Giffey Block.0-0 
    19:28Connecticut Deadball Team Rebound.0-0 
    19:07DeAndre Daniels Turnover.0-0 
    18:53Foul on Amida Brimah.0-0 
    18:51 0-0Brandon Morris missed Three Point Jumper.
    18:51Niels Giffey Defensive Rebound.0-0 
    18:43 0-0Foul on Tione Womack.
    18:41DeAndre Daniels missed Jumper.0-0 
    18:41 0-0LeRon Barnes Block.
    18:41 0-0Tione Womack Defensive Rebound.
    18:27 0-0LeRon Barnes missed Layup.
    18:27 0-0Houston Offensive Rebound.
    18:02 0-3LeRon Barnes made Three Point Jumper.
    17:31DeAndre Daniels Turnover.0-3 
    17:18 0-5TaShawn Thomas made Layup.
    16:53DeAndre Daniels made Layup. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.2-5 
    16:26 2-8LeRon Barnes made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by TaShawn Thomas.
    15:58Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.2-8 
    15:58Ryan Boatright Offensive Rebound.2-8 
    15:51Ryan Boatright missed Three Point Jumper.2-8 
    15:51 2-8TaShawn Thomas Defensive Rebound.
    15:37 2-10TaShawn Thomas made Jumper. Assisted by LeRon Barnes.
    15:32Connecticut Timeout
    15:24 2-10Foul on Tione Womack.
    15:24 Official TV Timeout
    15:24DeAndre Daniels made Free Throw.3-10 
    15:24DeAndre Daniels made Free Throw.4-10 
    15:09 4-10LeRon Barnes missed Three Point Jumper.
    15:09 4-10TaShawn Thomas Offensive Rebound.
    15:04 4-12TaShawn Thomas made Layup.
    14:40Ryan Boatright missed Three Point Jumper.4-12 
    14:40Shabazz Napier Offensive Rebound.4-12 
    14:22DeAndre Daniels missed Jumper.4-12 
    14:22DeAndre Daniels Offensive Rebound.4-12 
    14:19DeAndre Daniels missed Layup.4-12 
    14:19 4-12Danrad Knowles Block.
    14:19 4-12TaShawn Thomas Defensive Rebound.
    14:06Foul on DeAndre Daniels.4-12 
    14:06 4-13Jherrod Stiggers made Free Throw.
    14:06 4-14Jherrod Stiggers made Free Throw.
    13:57 4-14Foul on Mikhail McLean.
    13:57Lasan Kromah made Free Throw.5-14 
    13:57Lasan Kromah made Free Throw.6-14 
    13:47 6-14Danrad Knowles missed Jumper.
    13:47Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.6-14 
    13:36Omar Calhoun missed Jumper.6-14 
    13:36 6-14Mikhail McLean Defensive Rebound.
    13:31Foul on Omar Calhoun.6-14 
    13:30 6-14Danrad Knowles Turnover.
    13:30Shabazz Napier Steal.6-14 
    13:27Shabazz Napier missed Jumper.6-14 
    13:27Phillip Nolan Offensive Rebound.6-14 
    13:23Phillip Nolan missed Jumper.6-14 
    13:23 6-14Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    13:13Foul on Shabazz Napier.6-14 
    13:10 6-14Jaaron Simmons Turnover.
    13:10Ryan Boatright Steal.6-14 
    13:04Ryan Boatright made Dunk.8-14 
    12:58 8-16TaShawn Thomas made Layup. Assisted by Jaaron Simmons.
    12:30Phillip Nolan missed Jumper.8-16 
    12:30 8-16Brandon Morris Defensive Rebound.
    12:23 8-18Jaaron Simmons made Layup. Assisted by Brandon Morris.
    12:05Lasan Kromah Turnover.8-18 
    12:05 8-18Jherrod Stiggers Steal.
    11:59 8-20Jherrod Stiggers made Layup.
    11:53Connecticut Timeout
    11:23Ryan Boatright made Layup.10-20 
    11:23 10-20Foul on Jherrod Stiggers.
    11:23 Official TV Timeout
    11:23Ryan Boatright made Free Throw.11-20 
    10:53 11-23Jaaron Simmons made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Brandon Morris.
    10:41Lasan Kromah missed Three Point Jumper.11-23 
    10:41 11-23Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    10:15Foul on Lasan Kromah.11-23 
    10:15 11-24Jherrod Stiggers made Free Throw.
    10:15 11-24Jherrod Stiggers missed Free Throw.
    10:15Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.11-24 
    9:56 11-24Foul on TaShawn Thomas.
    9:56DeAndre Daniels missed Free Throw.11-24 
    9:56Connecticut Deadball Team Rebound.11-24 
    9:56DeAndre Daniels made Free Throw.12-24 
    9:40 12-26Jaaron Simmons made Jumper.
    9:29Ryan Boatright made Jumper.14-26 
    9:01 14-26Jherrod Stiggers Turnover.
    8:51DeAndre Daniels missed Layup.14-26 
    8:51 14-26TaShawn Thomas Defensive Rebound.
    8:36 14-26TaShawn Thomas missed Layup.
    8:36Niels Giffey Block.14-26 
    8:36 14-26Jherrod Stiggers Offensive Rebound.
    8:28 14-26TaShawn Thomas missed Layup.
    8:28Niels Giffey Defensive Rebound.14-26 
    8:18Shabazz Napier missed Layup.14-26 
    8:18 14-26Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    8:10 14-28TaShawn Thomas made Dunk. Assisted by Danrad Knowles.
    7:52Shabazz Napier missed Jumper.14-28 
    7:52 14-28Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    7:44 14-31Jherrod Stiggers made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Jaaron Simmons.
    7:19Ryan Boatright made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.17-31 
    6:50 17-34Jherrod Stiggers made Three Point Jumper.
    6:29 17-34Foul on Danrad Knowles.
    6:29 Official TV Timeout
    6:29 17-34Foul on LeRon Barnes.
    6:29Niels Giffey made Free Throw.18-34 
    6:29Niels Giffey made Free Throw.19-34 
    5:59 19-34TaShawn Thomas Turnover.
    5:59Niels Giffey Steal.19-34 
    5:51Ryan Boatright Turnover.19-34 
    5:25 19-34TaShawn Thomas missed Jumper.
    5:25 19-34LeRon Barnes Offensive Rebound.
    5:19 19-34Jaaron Simmons missed Three Point Jumper.
    5:19DeAndre Daniels Defensive Rebound.19-34 
    5:09DeAndre Daniels made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.22-34 
    4:39Foul on Shabazz Napier.22-34 
    4:39 22-35TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    4:39 22-36TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    4:34Omar Calhoun missed Three Point Jumper.22-36 
    4:34 22-36Jaaron Simmons Defensive Rebound.
    4:16 22-38Danrad Knowles made Dunk.
    3:57Ryan Boatright made Jumper.24-38 
    3:48 24-40LeRon Barnes made Layup. Assisted by Jaaron Simmons.
    3:48Foul on Omar Calhoun.24-40 
    3:48 24-41LeRon Barnes made Free Throw.
    3:48 Official TV Timeout
    3:27Ryan Boatright missed Three Point Jumper.24-41 
    3:27 24-41Mikhail McLean Defensive Rebound.
    3:07 24-43Mikhail McLean made Layup. Assisted by LeRon Barnes.
    2:45DeAndre Daniels missed Three Point Jumper.24-43 
    2:45 24-43Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    2:25Foul on Lasan Kromah.24-43 
    2:25 24-44Jaaron Simmons made Free Throw.
    2:25 24-45Jaaron Simmons made Free Throw.
    2:15Shabazz Napier Turnover.24-45 
    1:47 24-45Brandon Morris missed Jumper.
    1:47Tyler Olander Defensive Rebound.24-45 
    1:23Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.24-45 
    1:23 24-45Brandon Morris Defensive Rebound.
    1:10 24-45Danrad Knowles Turnover.
    1:10DeAndre Daniels Steal.24-45 
    0:39Tyler Olander made Layup. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.26-45 
    0:31Houston Timeout
    0:20Foul on Ryan Boatright.26-45 
    0:20 26-46Jherrod Stiggers made Free Throw.
    0:20 26-46Jherrod Stiggers missed Free Throw.
    0:20Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.26-46 
    0:04 26-46Foul on Jherrod Stiggers.
    0:04Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.27-46 
    0:04Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.28-46 
    0:02 28-46Jaaron Simmons missed Jumper.
    0:02DeAndre Daniels Defensive Rebound.28-46 
    0:00End of 1st half

    2nd Half Summary

    20:00Jump Ball won by Connecticut28-46 
    19:55Shabazz Napier made Jumper.30-46 
    19:28Foul on Tyler Olander.30-46 
    19:14 30-46TaShawn Thomas missed Jumper.
    19:14 30-46Houston Offensive Rebound.
    19:07 30-46Mikhail McLean Turnover.
    19:07Shabazz Napier Steal.30-46 
    19:02Shabazz Napier Turnover.30-46 
    18:50 30-46Mikhail McLean Turnover.
    18:50 30-46Foul on Mikhail McLean.
    18:43Shabazz Napier made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.33-46 
    18:14 33-46Brandon Morris missed Three Point Jumper.
    18:14Lasan Kromah Defensive Rebound.33-46 
    17:53DeAndre Daniels missed Jumper.33-46 
    17:53 33-46LeRon Barnes Defensive Rebound.
    17:44 33-46Brandon Morris missed Layup.
    17:44 33-46TaShawn Thomas Offensive Rebound.
    17:40 33-48TaShawn Thomas made Layup.
    17:23 33-48Foul on Brandon Morris.
    17:16Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.33-48 
    17:16 33-48LeRon Barnes Defensive Rebound.
    16:52 33-48Tione Womack missed Three Point Jumper.
    16:52DeAndre Daniels Defensive Rebound.33-48 
    16:45 33-48Foul on Mikhail McLean.
    16:30Lasan Kromah missed Three Point Jumper.33-48 
    16:30Tyler Olander Offensive Rebound.33-48 
    16:19Ryan Boatright made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.36-48 
    15:59 36-48LeRon Barnes missed Jumper.
    15:59Connecticut Defensive Rebound.36-48 
    15:52 Official TV Timeout
    15:47Ryan Boatright made Dunk. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.38-48 
    15:23 38-48Danrad Knowles missed Jumper.
    15:23 38-48TaShawn Thomas Offensive Rebound.
    15:15Foul on Tyler Olander.38-48 
    15:15 38-49TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    15:15 38-49TaShawn Thomas missed Free Throw.
    15:15Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.38-49 
    15:10 38-49Foul on Brandon Morris.
    15:10Lasan Kromah missed Free Throw.38-49 
    15:10Connecticut Deadball Team Rebound.38-49 
    15:10Lasan Kromah missed Free Throw.38-49 
    15:10 38-49Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    15:07 38-49Brandon Morris missed Layup.
    15:07Lasan Kromah Block.38-49 
    15:07Ryan Boatright Defensive Rebound.38-49 
    14:59Shabazz Napier made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.41-49 
    14:52Houston Timeout
    14:42 41-49Tione Womack Turnover.
    14:42DeAndre Daniels Steal.41-49 
    14:38DeAndre Daniels missed Layup.41-49 
    14:38Shabazz Napier Offensive Rebound.41-49 
    14:38Shabazz Napier made Two Point Tip Shot.43-49 
    14:09 43-49TaShawn Thomas Turnover.
    13:56 43-49Foul on TaShawn Thomas.
    13:56Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.44-49 
    13:56Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.45-49 
    13:25 45-49Danrad Knowles missed Layup.
    13:25Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.45-49 
    13:19Shabazz Napier made Layup.47-49 
    13:05 47-49Jaaron Simmons Turnover.
    13:05Ryan Boatright Steal.47-49 
    13:01Niels Giffey made Dunk. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.49-49 
    12:55Houston Timeout
    12:43 49-49Jherrod Stiggers missed Layup.
    12:43Tyler Olander Defensive Rebound.49-49 
    12:36Ryan Boatright missed Three Point Jumper.49-49 
    12:31Foul on Lasan Kromah.49-49 
    12:13 49-51TaShawn Thomas made Jumper.
    11:48Lasan Kromah missed Jumper.49-51 
    11:48Tyler Olander Offensive Rebound.49-51 
    11:43Tyler Olander missed Jumper.49-51 
    11:43 49-51Jherrod Stiggers Defensive Rebound.
    11:33 49-51Jherrod Stiggers missed Three Point Jumper.
    11:33DeAndre Daniels Defensive Rebound.49-51 
    11:22Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.49-51 
    11:22DeAndre Daniels Offensive Rebound.49-51 
    11:19DeAndre Daniels Turnover.49-51 
    11:19 49-51Jaaron Simmons Steal.
    11:14 49-53Danrad Knowles made Layup. Assisted by Jherrod Stiggers.
    11:07Connecticut Timeout
    10:55Niels Giffey missed Three Point Jumper.49-53 
    10:55 49-53TaShawn Thomas Defensive Rebound.
    10:45 49-53Jaaron Simmons missed Layup.
    10:45Niels Giffey Defensive Rebound.49-53 
    10:38Omar Calhoun Turnover.49-53 
    10:38 Official TV Timeout
    10:09 49-53Jherrod Stiggers missed Three Point Jumper.
    10:09Niels Giffey Defensive Rebound.49-53 
    9:48Niels Giffey made Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.51-53 
    9:25 51-55TaShawn Thomas made Layup. Assisted by Tione Womack.
    8:48Lasan Kromah made Layup. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.53-55 
    8:48 53-55Foul on TaShawn Thomas.
    8:48Lasan Kromah made Free Throw.54-55 
    8:21Foul on Tyler Olander.54-55 
    8:11 54-57Danrad Knowles made Jumper.
    7:45 54-57Foul on Mikhail McLean.
    7:45 Official TV Timeout
    7:45DeAndre Daniels missed Free Throw.54-57 
    7:45Connecticut Deadball Team Rebound.54-57 
    7:45DeAndre Daniels made Free Throw.55-57 
    7:26 55-57Danrad Knowles missed Jumper.
    7:26 55-57Danrad Knowles Offensive Rebound.
    7:26 55-59Danrad Knowles made Two Point Tip Shot.
    6:54Ryan Boatright made Layup.57-59 
    6:46 57-59TaShawn Thomas missed Layup.
    6:46Niels Giffey Block.57-59 
    6:46Shabazz Napier Defensive Rebound.57-59 
    6:36 57-59Foul on Tione Womack.
    6:36Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.58-59 
    6:36Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.59-59 
    6:30 59-61Danrad Knowles made Dunk. Assisted by Tione Womack.
    6:14Ryan Boatright missed Jumper.59-61 
    6:14 59-61Houston Defensive Rebound.
    5:58Foul on Shabazz Napier.59-61 
    5:55 59-61Danrad Knowles Turnover.
    5:55 59-61Foul on Danrad Knowles.
    5:51Shabazz Napier made Jumper.61-61 
    5:26Foul on Niels Giffey.61-61 
    5:06 61-64Danrad Knowles made Three Point Jumper.
    4:54Ryan Boatright missed Jumper.61-64 
    4:54Shabazz Napier Offensive Rebound.61-64 
    4:33Shabazz Napier made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.64-64 
    4:06 64-64TaShawn Thomas missed Jumper.
    4:06Lasan Kromah Defensive Rebound.64-64 
    3:46DeAndre Daniels made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Shabazz Napier.67-64 
    3:28Houston Timeout
    3:20 67-66Jherrod Stiggers made Layup. Assisted by LeRon Barnes.
    2:51Ryan Boatright missed Jumper.67-66 
    2:51Ryan Boatright Offensive Rebound.67-66 
    2:45Connecticut Timeout
    2:33Shabazz Napier made Jumper. Assisted by Ryan Boatright.69-66 
    2:06 69-66TaShawn Thomas missed Jumper.
    2:06 69-66TaShawn Thomas Offensive Rebound.
    2:00Foul on Tyler Olander.69-66 
    2:00 Official TV Timeout
    2:00 69-67TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    2:00 69-68TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    1:43 69-68Foul on Jherrod Stiggers.
    1:43Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.70-68 
    1:43Shabazz Napier made Free Throw.71-68 
    1:19 71-71Jherrod Stiggers made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by TaShawn Thomas.
    0:45Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.71-71 
    0:45 71-71Danrad Knowles Defensive Rebound.
    0:29Houston Timeout
    0:09Foul on Tyler Olander.71-71 
    0:09 71-72TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    0:09 71-73TaShawn Thomas made Free Throw.
    0:04Shabazz Napier missed Layup.71-73 
    0:04 71-73TaShawn Thomas Block.
    0:04 71-73Tione Womack Defensive Rebound.
    0:04Foul on DeAndre Daniels.71-73 
    0:04 71-74Tione Womack made Free Throw.
    0:04 71-75Tione Womack made Free Throw.
    0:02Connecticut Timeout
    0:01Shabazz Napier missed Three Point Jumper.71-75 
    0:01 71-75Houston Defensive Rebound.
    0:00End of Game