UConn 77, Holy Cross 40: Andre Drummond Nets 24 Points As Huskies Crush Crusaders

Andre Drummond scored a career-high 24 points and helped the UConn Huskies to a 77-40 victory over the Holy Cross Crusaders

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UConn Vs. Holy Cross Final Score: Andre Drummond Nets Collegiate-Best 24 To Propel Huskies To Dominating Victory

Freshman center Andre Drummond netted a collegiate-best 24 points and snagged eight rebounds Sunday to help the No. 9-ranked Connecticut Huskies rout the visiting Holy Cross Crusaders, 77-40, in a non-conference contest at the XL Center in Hartford, CT. Alex Oriakhi added 15 points, while Shabazz Napier had team-best 13 assists and four steals for UConn (9-1), which extended its home-winning streak over non-confernece opponents to 40 games.

R.J Evans netted a team-best 15 points for the Crusaders (4-7), which had an early 13-12 advantage in the first half, but couldn't sustain its hot shooting early in the game. Sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb, who scored 10 points for UConn, used a steal followed by a dunk to give the Huskies the lead for good.

Surprsingly, Holy Cross still leads the all-time series with a 20-13 record.

On Thursday, UConn hosts Fairfield at 7 p.m.

For more on UConn basketball, see our team page, or The UConn Blog.

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UConn Vs. Holy Cross Score Update: Andre Drummond's Nine Points Helps Huskies Take 43-24 Halftime Lead Over Crusaders

Freshman center Andre Drummond has netted a team-best 10 points to help the No. 9-ranked Connecticut Huskies earn a 43-24 halftime lead over the Holy Cross Crusaders in a non-conference game XL Center, Hartford, CT. Drummond also has collected four rebounds, while junior forward Alex Oriakhi and sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb both have tallied eight points for UConn (8-1).

Junior guard R.J. Evans has scored a team-best eight points for Holy Cross (4-6), which took an early 13-12 advantage with 12:12 remaining in the first half. However, the Crusaders hot shooting went cold and the Huskies outscored Holy Cross 31-9 to take a commanding lead into the locker room.

So far, UConn has outrebounded Holy Cross, 22-13, and forced nine turnovers from the Crusaders.

Sophomore forward Tyler Olander has netted six points for the Huskies, while Lamb has tallied three steals.

For more on UConn basketball, see our team page, or The UConn Blog.

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