Tyler Polley scored a career-high 24 factors and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:58 left in the second time beyond regulation to assist No. 22 UConn beat No. 19 (*19*) 115-109 in Wednesday’s first spherical of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

BIG PICTURE

Polley’s go-ahead 3 from the fitting wing began the decisive 9-0 run that pushed the Huskies to a 109-100 lead. Sanogo added two robust baskets in site visitors in addition to a pair of free throws to cap that run, a part of a 12-for-12 effort on the line in the second time beyond regulation that helped UConn keep in management as (*19*) tried to make a remaining run.

(*19*): This is the primary journey right here for the (*22*), who have been coming off a 58-52 win at South Florida on Saturday. They regarded headed for a giant loss in regulation earlier than clawing again in it, however in the end light by taking pictures simply 5 of 17 from the sector in the second time beyond regulation as UConn made its transfer.

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UConn: The Huskies will face Michigan State in Thursday’s semifinals.

(*19*): The (*22*) will face Loyola Chicago in Thursday’s comfort bracket.