HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -Jeff Adrien had 18 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Connecticut returned from an 11-day break for exams to rout Stony Brook 91-57 on Monday night.
It was the 36th career double-double for the senior forward, who was one of five Huskies in double figures. Hasheem Thabeet had 18 points and nine rebounds, while Jerome Dyson added 16 points and Craig Austrie and A.J. Price had 13 each for UConn (9-0).
Danny Carter led Stony Brook (5-5) with 20 points, 14 in the first half.
UConn, which played its first game since a 68-64 victory at Buffalo on Dec. 4, used a 20-2 second-half run to stretch a 12-point lead to 30.
The Huskies have won 134 of their last 135 home games played before January against opponents from outside the Big East.
Cleveland St. 72, No. 11 Syracuse 69
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Cedric Jackson swished a 60-foot shot at the buzzer to give Cleveland State the victory.
st loss.
Cleveland State (7-4) led 69-64 with 26.5 seconds to play.
Jonny Flynn hit a 3 from the right corner to make it 69-67 with 19 seconds left, and the Orange press forced a turnover with 15 seconds to go. Andy Rautins went for the win but missed a 3 from the right corner. Syracuse's Arinze Onuaku grabbed the rebound and tied the game with 2.2 seconds to go.
J'Nathan Bullock led Cleveland State with 18 points, all in the second half, while Norris Cole had 16 and Jackson 13, including his only make in five tries from beyond the arc.
Eric Devendorf led Syracuse with 17 points, while Flynn had 16.
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