Kevin Duffy: Boatright There to Help, but UConn Needed More

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Kevin Duffy: Boatright There to Help, but UConn Needed More
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

PITTSBURGH -- The double-entendre of Saturday afternoon: Ryan Boatright needed to help. In the sense of basketball X's and O's, he needed to play help defense, sagging in the lane to contain Pitt guard Tray Woodall. But his man, freshman James Robinson, was chillin' in the corner, his body already squared up to the basket. Robinson was shooting a hair above 30 percent from beyond the arc when he buried this one, a catch-and-shoot from forward Dante Taylor off the pick-and-roll. And this shot, which broke a 58-58 tie, proved to be the final nail in UConn's coffin.

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