College Basketball Roundup: UConn earns rout
HARTFORD, Conn. ó 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. ó Cedric Jackson swished a 60-foot shot at the buzzer to give Cleveland State (7-4) the victory.
Jackson took an inbounds pass with 2.2 seconds remaining and let the desperation shot go just as time expired to send the Orange (9-1) to their first loss.