Monday, February 14, 2011

2/2 Connecticut Huskies (25-1, 12-0 BE)

Results: Connecticut 86, Oklahoma 45
Player of the Game: Sr. W Maya Moore (27p, 7r, 7a, 6s, 1b, 29m)
Def. Player of the Game: Sr. W Maya Moore (6dr, 6s, 1b, 29m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (15p, 9r, 2a, 1s, 2b, 29m)
Stat of the Game: Pts. in the Paint: UConn 54, Oklahoma 22

Summary: UConn All-American Maya Moore made history on Monday night as she led UConn to an easy victory over Oklahoma, 86-45. At the 7:52 mark of the first half, Moore became the Big East's all-time leading scorer as she surpassed former Louisville standout Angel McCoughtry's record of 2,779 career points. After tonight's game, Moore has 2,796 in 142 career games. Moore finished the game with 27pts., 7rebs., 7asts., and tied a career-high with 6stls. It was her 68th career game scoring 20 or more points. UConn finished the night shooting 56.3% and outrebounded the Sooners 49-28, while forcing 17 Oklahoma turnovers. The Huskies scored 54 points in the paint as they handed out 21 assists on the night.
Fr. Stefanie Dolson tallied 15pts. and 9rebs. to register double-figures for the fourth straight game while UConn All-American candidate Tiffany Hayes and Fr. Bria Hartley chipped in with 13 and 11 points, respectively. Tonight's win was the 75th consecutive victory at home for the Huskies as well. And with her 2nd assist of the night, Maya Moore became the 1st player in WCBB D-I history to amass at least 2,500pts., 1,000rebs., 500asts., 250stls., and 150blks. for her career.

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