UConn Men 70, Columbia 57

Joe D and Wayne Norman talk with Tyler Olander and Coach Kevin Ollie as well as all of the game’s highlights.

Associated Press

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Jeremy Lamb scored a career-high 30 points
and No. 4 Connecticut began defense of its national championship
with a 70-57 victory over Columbia on Friday night.
Shabazz Napier added 21 points, eight assists and six rebounds
for the Huskies (1-0), who led 37-22 at halftime.
Tyler Olander had eight rebounds for UConn, four in the game’s
first five minutes when UConn used an 8-0 run to break a 5-5 tie.
The Huskies never trailed.
Noruwa Agho, who led the Ivy League in scoring last season, had
16 points for Columbia (0-1).
The win extends the Huskies streak to 12 games, after the 11-0
run that gave UConn the NCAA title in April. The Huskies unveiled
their national championship plaque before the game.


More From CBS Connecticut

Win Red Sox Tickets All Season
Price Chopper Supermarkets Presents Retail Food Rescue Program

Listen Live