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Roundup: UConn outlasts Providence in OT

Ryan Boatright scored 19 points and Shabazz Napier had 18, including 8 in overtime, to lead Connecticut to an 82-79 victory over host Providence on Thursday night.

Napier and Omar Calhoun hit 3-pointers in overtime to give the Huskies (14-5, 4-3 Big East) a 79-76 edge with 42 seconds left. Napier hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure the victory.

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