1-seed (1/1) Connecticut Huskies (33-1, 19-0 BE)
Results: Connecticut 75, Hartford 39
Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (12p, 7r, 2a, 1s, 1b, 23m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. G Kelly Faris (4dr, 3s, 31m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. C Stefanie Dolson (12p, 7r, 2a, 1s, 1b, 23m)
Stat of the Game: Pts. in the Paint: UConn 46, Hartford 16
Summary: UConn Fr. Stefanie Dolson scored all 12 of her points in the first half to lead a balanced Connecticut offense, and the overall 1-seed Huskies beat Hartford 75-39 in the opening round ot the 2011 NCAA Tournament. UConn All-American Maya Moore, fellow UConn Fr. Bria Hartley and UConn All-American candidate Tiffany Hayes added 12 points each for the Huskies, who started their journey toward a third consecutive national championship. UConn So. Kelly Faris chipped in 10pts. as all 5 UConn starters scored in double figures. The victory was their 21st straight and 82nd in a row at home, where the Huskies are hosting the 1st two rounds of the NCAA tournament. Hartford is coached by former UConn All-American and National Player of the year Jennifer Rizzotti.