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Recap - Connecticut Defeats Memphis 64-61
Connecticut grabbed a 64-61 win over Memphis on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from Christian Vital at XL Center.
Connecticut did not, however, defeat Memphis against the spread, which closed at -4.0 at most sportsbooks.
Connecticut got 17 points from James Bouknight and another 9 points from Brendan Adams. Jalen Gaffney contributed 4 assists, while Josh Carlton cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Memphis got 16 points from Tyler Harris in a losing cause and another 16 points from Precious Achiuwa. Alex Lomax contributed 4 assists for them, while Precious Achiuwa had 13 rebounds.
Connecticut was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 42 boards, while Memphis only had 35
Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Temple. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track vs. East Carolina.