Connecticut rolls past Central Florida 67-41

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Shonn Miller scored 11 points, hauled in eight rebounds and had five steals to lead Connecticut to a 67-41 win over Central Florida on Sunday.

Jalen Adams added 10 points while Daniel Hamilton, Sterling Gibbs and Rodney Purvis had nine apiece for UConn (15-6, 5-3 American), which held UCF to just 24 percent shooting and controlled the glass 41-33.

UCF (10-9, 4-4) got the first bucket of the game and led 4-2 before UConn took control by scoring the next 19 points to build a double-digit advantage it would hold the rest of the way. Purvis and Omar Calhoun and both hit 3-pointers in the run and the Huskies rolled to a 38-20 advantage at the break and bounced back from Thursday’s 58-57 loss to Cincinnati.

Matt Williams had 10 points to lead Central Florida, which finished with its lowest score of the season.