1/1 Connecticut Huskies (7-0, 1-0 BE)
Results: Connecticut 80, South Florida 54
Player of the Game: Sr. W Maya Moore (14p, 5r, 6a, 1s, 25m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. G Kelly Faris (6dr, 2s, 34m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (16p, 3r, 1a, 2b, 21m)
Stat of the Game: FTs: UConn 27-36, USF 11-14
Summary: In a very physical game, Fr. Stefanie Dolson scored a career-high 16pts. to help UConn start Big East play with an 80-54 victory over South Florida. Fellow freshman, Bria Hartley, came off the bench to score 13pts. All-American Maya Moore and All-American candidate Tiffany Hayes combined for 26pts. on 3-of-17 shooting from the field, but made up for their lack of scoring from the field by combining to go 19-23 from the FT line. Moore scored 14pts. in total, moving within nine points of passing Tina Charles to become the Huskies' career scoring leader. The three-time All-American missed seven of the eight shots she took from the field, but went 11 for 12 from the foul line and had a team-high six assists.