Tuesday, February 08, 2011

2/2 Connecticut Huskies (23-1, 11-0 BE)

Results: Connecticut 57, West Virginia 51
Player of the Game: Sr. W Maya Moore (27p, 3r, 1a, 1s, 40m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. G Kelly Faris (3dr, 3s, 38m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (10p, 9r, 1a, 5b, 37m)
Stat of the Game: Fouls: UConn 17, WVU 15

Summary: UConn All-American Maya Moore finished with 27pts. to lead UConn to a grind-it-out win over West Virginia 57-51. Fr. Stefanie Dolson added 10pts., 9rebs., and 5blks. in a career-high 37mins. while hepling the Huskies overcame its second halftime deficit of the season and 17 turnovers to beat West Virginia for the 23rd straight time. UConn trailed 29-27 at halftime and didn't take its first lead until early in the second half. Moore scored 15 points after halftime, including eight straight for the Huskies down the stretch to dash West Virginia's hopes for the biggest upset in school history. Still, they held them to its lowest point total (57) of the season, falling short of their 63-point effort last month against Rutgers.

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