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No. 22 UConn survives, beats No. 19 Auburn 115-109 in 2OT

Sanogo and Polley scored 14 points in the second overtime to help the Huskies hang on. K.D. Johnson scored a career-high 27 points to lead the Tigers.
Credit: AP
Connecticut forward Tyler Polley (12) is congratulated by coach Dan Hurley after making a 3-point basket against Auburn in the second overtime of an NCAA college basketball game at Paradise Island, Bahamas, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Tim Aylen/Bahamas Visual Services via AP)

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Tyler Polley scored a career-high 24 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:58 left in the second overtime to help No. 22 UConn beat No. 19 Auburn 115-109 in Wednesday’s first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. 

Adama Sanogo finished with a career-best 30 points for the Huskies. UConn blew a 15-point lead in regulation and squandered a lead late in the first overtime in a wild game.

But Sanogo and Polley scored 14 points in the second overtime to help the Huskies hang on. K.D. Johnson scored a career-high 27 points to lead the Tigers.

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