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Ramstein, Germany (Sports Network) - Shabazz Napier scored 25 points to help make Kevin Ollie's head coaching debut a success as the Connecticut Huskies bested the 14th-ranked Michigan State Spartans, 66-62, in the Armed Forces Classic.

The game was played on a makeshift court in a converted airplane hangar at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany and signaled the beginning of a new era for the Huskies (1-0).

Ollie took over for Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun, who retired after guiding the Connecticut program for 26 years.

Keith Appling scored 17 points to pace Michigan State (0-1).

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