5 Things We Learned from UConn's Win over St. Joseph's

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5 Things We Learned from UConn's Win over St. Joseph's
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The UConn Huskies made a successful return to the NCAA tournament on Thursday night in Buffalo, outlasting St. Joseph's 89-81 in overtime to advance to the third round of the East Region.

And they did it, despite their best player struggling for long stretches before coming up huge in the clutch when it mattered the most.

The No. 7 seed Huskies (27-8) will face No. 2 seed Villanova (29-4) on Saturday night in a matchup of former longtime rivals in the old Big East Conference. A spot in the Sweet 16 will be on the line.

But before we get there, we need to unpack what we learned about this UConn squad in its opening game of the tournament. 

These are the five things we learned from the Huskies win over St. Joseph's.

 

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