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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Ryan Boatright scored 19 points and Connecticut avoided an upset Wednesday, holding off New Hampshire 61-53 in a game that was close most of the way.


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points and Chris Copeland had 21 to help the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics 98-95 in overtime in an exhibition game at the XL Center.