Newton’s Performance Leads No. 5 UConn to Resounding 77-57 Win Over Indiana in Empire Classic

In the Empire Classic at Madison Square Garden, No. 5 UConn secured a 77-57 victory over Indiana as Tristen Newton scored 23 points and 11 rebounds. UConn’s overall performance, which included a 44.6% shooting rate and a 44-22 rebounding advantage, was dominant. Cam Spencer contributed 18 points and Alex Karaban scored 13 as well. The defeat was Indiana’s first of the season, with Malik Reneau leading the Hoosiers with 18 points before fouling out. UConn will move on to face either Texas or Louisville in the championship game on Monday, while Indiana will compete in the consolation game.