UConn Huskies (6-0) vs Alabama Crimson Tide (5-0)
November 25, 2022 9:30 pm EDT
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide / UConn Huskies ; Over/Under: -
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The UConn Huskies and Alabama Crimson Tide meet Friday in college basketball action at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The UConn Huskies look to remain unbeaten. The Alabama Crimson Tide look to remain undefeated.
The UConn Huskies are averaging 86.5 points on 50.7 percent shooting and allowing 57.3 points on 37.4 percent shooting. Adama Sanogo is averaging 21.4 points and 8 rebounds, while Tristen Newton is averaging 11.2 points and 4 assists. Alex Karaban is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Hawkins is dishing 2.3 assists. The UConn Huskies are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The UConn Huskies are allowing 25.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 84 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 32.3 percent shooting. Brandon Miller is averaging 20.3 points and 9.3 rebounds, while Mark Sears is averaging 15.3 points and 3.5 assists. Rylan Griffen is the third double-digit scorer and Jaden Bradley is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Alabama Crimson Tide are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama Crimson Tide are allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49.4 rebounds per game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are probably the better team on paper, but there’s something about these UConn Huskies that should be growing on people. UConn is getting it done at both ends at a high level and finally has offensive depth after some sluggish play in that department over the years. The UConn Huskies are a team to watch closely, as this is one of their better teams in recent memory. Give me UCONN in the battle of the unbeatens.