Rutgers vs. Connecticut: Recap and Stats

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Rutgers vs. Connecticut: Recap and Stats
Rutgers 54
(12-7, 3-4 away)
Connecticut 66
(13-5, 11-3 home)
Venue: XL Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rutgers 20 34 54
Connecticut 27 39 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers E Carter 15 D Miller 5 D Miller 2
Connecticut S Napier 16 D Daniels 4 R Boatright 4

On Sunday, January 27th, Rutgers dropped one to Connecticut 66-54 in conference play. Jerome Seagears put up a career-high 21 points plus two rebounds for the Scarlet Knights. Kadeem Jack had eight points and added nine rebounds. Shabazz Napier finished with a team-high 19 points and six assists for the Huskies. Rutgers (12-7, 3-5 Big East) takes on 21st-ranked Cincinnati (16-4, 4-3 Big East) on Wednesday, January 30th on the road.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:52 left to go.
  • Rutgers started 12-7 during the 2010, 2005, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • Rutgers has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 54 or fewer total points.
  • The Scarlet Knights have lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after having a field goal percentage of 39.3% or worse.
  • Rutgers set a season low for free throws made.
  • Rutgers has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Jerome Seagears accounted for 38.8% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kadeem Jack and Eli Carter) accounted for 45.4% of the rebounds.
  • Kadeem Jack has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Jerome Seagears's career.
  • Jerome Seagears had career highs with 21 points, 8 field goals made, and 4 three-pointers.

Connecticut Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright) accounted for 51.5% of the points.
  • Shabazz Napier has led the team in scoring 10 times in 18 games this season.
  • DeAndre Daniels has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 18 games this season.
  • Ryan Boatright has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Niels Giffey set a career high with 4 steals.
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJerome Seagears342122101
BKadeem Jack32891012
BEli Carter301363105
C+Myles Mack30624303
CWally Judge14240012
CAustin Johnson21421001
DMike Poole20020201
DDane Miller16020011
-Derrick Randall3010000
UCONN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shabazz Napier361956103
B+DeAndre Daniels321370102
BRyan Boatright281533004
BNiels Giffey22730401
B-Omar Calhoun32822100
B-Tyler Olander17241000
CEnosch Wolf19230032
D+R.J. Evans11021000
-Phillip Nolan3000000

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