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Paradise Jam - Recap - Connecticut Defeats Wake Forest 77-71

Ryan Boatright scored 16 points leading Connecticut to a 77-71 victory over Wake Forest at Sports and Fitness Center on Friday.

Connecticut won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread.

Connecticut got 16 points from Shabazz Napier and another 12 points from DeAndre Daniels. Ryan Boatright contributed 5 assists, while Ryan Boatright cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Wake Forest got a 21-point performance from Codi Miller-McIntyre, who was supported by 17 points from C.J. Harris. Codi Miller-McIntyre had 5 assists in a losing cause for Wake Forest, while Travis McKie grabbed 8 rebounds.

Connecticut hit the break leading 36-32 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Wake Forest as they grabbed 32 boards, while Connecticut only had 27.