>> March Madness - Connecticut vs Florida Wrap - Connecticut Wins 63-53
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DeAndre Daniels scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Connecticut over Florida, 63-53, on Saturday at AT&T Stadium.
Connecticut won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs.
Ryan Boatright had 13 points for Connecticut and Shabazz Napier chipped in with 12 points. Shabazz Napier had 6 assists for them, while DeAndre Daniels was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Florida got 19 points from Patric Young in a losing cause and another 15 points from Casey Prather. Scottie Wilbekin contributed 1 assists for them, while Casey Prather had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 25-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 28 boards, while Florida only had 27.