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Dogged Defense Does It For UConn In Win Over Tulane

Dogged Defense Does It For UConn In Win Over Tulane

HARTFORD — This much can be said: The Huskies did what they needed to do, they carried over the momentum from their win at Houston and tucked away a conference win at home.

Nothing artsy at all about UConn's 60-42 victory over Tulane before 9,516 Tuesday night at the XL Center, as there rarely are in American Athletic Conference basketball. It was a grind, but Shonn Miller kept things steady with 18 points and seven rebounds as UConn played some more dogged defense, holding its opponent to 25.9 percent from the floor.

"Any time you get a win, you're happy about it," said Miller, who was 7-for-16. "There are still some things we need to improve on. We'll...

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