3:35 PM ET, March 21, 2009
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA -- Jim Calhoun and UConn are both back in familiar spots.Calhoun returned to his regular seat on the bench and led the Huskies to another berth in the round of 16.A.J. Price scored 27 points, Jeff Adrien had 23 and Connecticut dominated Texas A&M from the opening tip in a 92-66 victory on Saturday, putting the Huskies in the round of 16 for the 12th time under their Hall of Fame coach.
• Connecticut advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2006.
• The Huskies have won back-to-back games in the NCAA tournament by at least 20 points for the first time since 1999. They also tied the 1999 Duke team for largest combined first and second round margin of victory with 82 points.
• A.J. Price scored 27 points and has scored at least 20 points in three straight games for the first time in his career.
• Jeff Adrien finished with 23 points and tied a career high with 11 field goals made.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-63 (.413)||33-57 (.579)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-15 (.200)||5-10 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-17 (.647)||21-27 (.778)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
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