How many points will the top scorer for UConn have? and 27+ James Bouknight is the Huskies leading scorer at 20.3 points per game average – one of four Huskies in double figures with Tyrese Martin (11.0), R. J. Cole (10.6) and Tyler Polley (10.0) points per game. How many points will the top scorer for Creighton have?
Bouknight, who has already missed three games so far, is still out following surgery for an elbow injury he suffered in UConn’s game vs. Marquette, so the Huskies will need to find scoring elsewhere. Since Bouknight’s injury, UConn has had three players pick up some of the scoring slack: Tyrese Martin, R.J. Cole and Tyler Polley. Martin has been the most consistent, scoring at least 14 points each of the last three games.
Posh Alexander scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures and the Red Storm came from behind to upset No. UConn 74-70 on Monday in the first meeting of the rivals since February 2013. Marcellus Earlington scored 15 points and Julian Champagnie, the Big East’s leading scorer, had 10 of his 12 points in the second half.