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Stephon Castle dominates in NCAA Tournament debut

The future 1st round pick was very comfortable in UConn’s win over Stetson.



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In a solid display of teamwork, the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies secured a convincing win against Stetson University in the Round of 64 of the NCAA tournament, winning 91-52. Former 9th ranked recruit, Stephon Castle, made significant contributions. Now, as UConn gears up to face Northwestern in a bid for a spot in the Sweet 16, let’s take a closer look at Castle’s performance and the team’s effort.

Stephon Castle Shows Complete Game

Stephon Castle was able to score 14 points on 6-11 shooting from the floor, pulling down five rebounds. One of the more impressive stats was his ability to find his teammates while taking care of the ball. He dished out four assists, without any committing any turnovers. His leadership and adaptability were notable, guiding the team effectively and making crucial plays when needed.

However, UConn’s victory was a collective effort, with every player contributing to the win. Their cohesive play and determination were evident throughout the game. On the defensive end, he was able to stimy the Stetson offense, helping the Huskies hold Stetson to 30.9% shooting and turn the ball over 14 times.

Looking ahead, UConn faces Northwestern after the Wildcats defeated Florida Atlantic University of the American Athletic Conference. with confidence. Yet, with Castle leading the team and a collective determination, the Huskies are prepared for the upcoming matchup. As anticipation builds for Sunday’s game, Castle’s performance continues to inspire, showing the way forward for UConn. In the world of college basketball, where every game is a test, Castle and the UConn Huskies are ready for whatever comes their way.

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