Defense leads UConn in 83-40 rout of South Florida
Hartford — DeAndre Daniels scored 12 points to lead a balanced UConn offense in an 83-40 rout of South Florida on Wednesday night.
Freshman Kentan Facey added 10 points for the 24th-ranked Huskies (19-5, 7-4 American Athletic Conference), who held the Bulls to just 12 baskets and 24 percent shooting.
Musa Abdul-Aleem had eight points for South Florida (12-13, 3-9) which has lost three of its last four games.
They were never in this one.
Amida Brimah, Connecticut's 7-foot freshman center, opened the game with the first of his six blocked shots. He had two dunks in the first 2 minutes as the Huskies ran out to an early 8-0 lead. He finished with nine points.
UConn held the Bulls to just four baskets in the first half and led 45-14 after a dunk by Lasan Kromah just before the halftime buzzer.
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