7:00 PM ET, February 10, 2003
XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut needed a big-time win and the Huskies (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) got it Monday night by using balanced offense and solid defense to beat Syracuse (No. 18, No. 17) 75-61.
Connecticut's Hilton Armstrong, left, tries to block Syracuse's Hakim Warrick in the first half Monday ngiht.