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Vadas lifts Conn College to victory

Published December 31. 2012 4:00AM

Matt Vadas scored a school-record 43 points to lead the Connecticut College men's basketball team to a 79-69 win over Westminster (Pa.) Sunday afternoon in the consolation game of the Tampa Bay Shootout in Florida.

Vadas, a junior guard, also had nine rebounds and Jared Shill had six rebounds and six assists for Conn (5-6). Vadas was 12-for-19 from the floor, made 10 of his 11 free throw attempts and was named to the all-tournament team. Anthony Thomas (23) and Doug Smith combined for 44 points for Westminster (4-7).

DePauw beat LaGrange 83-63 in the championship game.

- Day staff reports

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