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Napier Leads UConn Over Cincy

  • Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Tyler Olander is fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, drives past Cincinnati's Justin Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Connecticut's Ryan Boatright, right, reaches for a loose ball with Cincinnati's Kelvin Gaines during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

Hartford, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored 11 of his 27 points in overtime as Connecticut beat Cincinnati 73-66 last night.

DeAndre Daniels added 17 points and tied a career high with four blocked shots for the Huskies (18-7, 8-5 Big East).

Sean Kilpatrick had 13 of his 18 points after halftime and JaQuon Parker added 14 for Cincinnati (19-8, 7-7), which lost for the fourth time in five games.

The teams were tied a 55 before Napier hit two 3-pointers as part of a 6-2 UConn run to open overtime.

A layup by Kilpatrick made it 63-60, before Napier buried his third with a minute left.

Jermaine Sanders layup cut the lead to four with 43 seconds left and the Bearcats began to foul. UConn made seven of eight free throws down the stretch.

Women

No. 8 Maryland 86, BC 61

Boston — Alyssa Thomas scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Maryland (22-4, 13-2 ACC) over Boston College, the Terrapins’ third consecutive victory.

Kristen Doherty scored 18 points for Boston College (10-16, 4-11). Kerri Shields scored seven points to become the 22nd player in BC history to reach 1,000.

No. 10 Texas A&M 82, Mississippi 53

College Station, Texas — Kelsey Bone had 24 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to lead Texas A&M past Mississippi.

Bone led the Aggies in scoring for the 18th time this season to help them get back on track after a 70-66 loss to No. 8 Kentucky on Monday night which snapped an eight-game winning streak.