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The first three minutes of the second half Sunday were the most important for Connecticut in an overtime victory over South Florida. Coach Kevin Ollie said it was all about "energy and effort."

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut's first half performance Sunday against South Florida was historically bad. The Huskies shot 18.5 percent from the floor and trailed the Bulls 27-15 at halftime. Those 15 first-half points marked UConn's third lowest total in a half since 1980. UConn scored 9 against UMass in 2002 and 13 against St. Peter's in 1987. "I think that's the worst I've ever seen us play as... Recommended Stories

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