Location: CFE Arena, Orlando, Fla.
Tip-off time: 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Records: UConn 17-5, 5-4; Central Florida 9-11, 1-8
Last game: UConn lost at No. 7 Cincinnati, 63-58, Thursday; Central Florida lost to South Florida, 79-78 (OT), Wednesday
Probable starters: UConn, 6-1 sr. guard Shabazz Napier (17.8 pts, 5.6 assists, 5.9 rebs), 6-0 jr. guard Ryan Boatright (12.2 pts, 3.5 assists), 6-8 jr. forward DeAndre Daniels (13.4 pts, 5.6 rebs), 6-6 grad. forward Lasan Kromah (7.3 pts, 2.7 rebs), 7-foot fr. center Amida Brimah (4.1 pts, 3.0 rebs, 2.6 blks)
Central Florida, 6-0 fr. guard Brandon Goodwin (3.3 pts), 6-1 sr. guard Calvin Newell (11.5 pts), 6-6 sr. guard Isaiah Sykes (15.2 pts, 6.9 rebs), 6-8 sr. forward Tristan Spurlock (10.9 pts, 5.6 rebs), 6-9 so. forward Staphon Blair (4.4 pts, 3.3 rebs)
Noteworthy, Second stop in two-game road trip. … UConn 3-2 in last five games. … UCF lost seven straight. … Series: UConn leads, 4-1, winning 84-61 in first meeting this season on Jan. 11. Brimah had his best game with 20 pts, eight rebs and five blks. … Sykes leads team in scoring, rebounding and assists. … Top reserve: 6-7 jr. forward Kasey Wilson (10 pts, 5.8 rebs). … UConn 2-2 in AAC road games. … Injury update: Daniels (high ankle sprain, back spasms) expected to play. ... Hot: Niels Giffey shooting 53 percent (16-for-30) in last five games. Cold: Boatright hitting 35 percent (16-for-46) in last five games. … Napier needs four pts to move into 12th place on UConn's all-time scoring list. … Up next: UConn hosts South Florida Wednesday in Hartford.
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