Saturday, February 19, 2011

2/2 Connecticut Huskies (26-1, 13-0 BE)

Results: Connecticut 78, Notre Dame 57
Player of the Game: Fr. G Bria Hartley (29p, 1r, 5a, 2s, 37m)
Def. Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (3dr, 4s, 1b, 34m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. G Bria Hartley (29p, 1r, 5a, 2s, 37m)
Stat of the Game: Pts. Off TO's: UConn 33, Notre Dame 14

Summary: UConn Fr. Bria Hartley scored a career-high 29pts. and added 5asts. and 2stls. to help the Huskies fight pass Notre Dame 78-57. Hartley finished the game with a career-high 10 made field goals as she shot 10-of-16 from the floor. She shot 5-of-9 from behind the arc and hit 4-of-6 from the charity stripe. UConn All-American Maya Moore was held to only 12pts., but added 7rebs. and 7asts. Fr. Stefanie Dolson chipped in 15pts. to go along with a career-high 4stls. UConn All-American candidate Tiffany Hayes was the fourth Husky to register double figures as she netted 13pts. on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor. So. Kelly Faris struggled from the floor in today's contest but grabbed 6rebs. and a career-high 6stls. UConn shot 54.7% on the afternoon on 29-of-53 shooting, while Notre Dame shot 36.4% for 20-of-55. The Irish committed 19 turnovers as the Huskies scored 33 points off those miscues. UConn also recorded 22 assists on 29 made field goals, while Notre Dame recorded just eight. The win marks UConn's 76th consecutive win at home since the Huskies' loss to Rutgers in the BIG EAST Tournament Championship final on March 6, 2007 in Hartford.

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