Wednesday, November 07, 2012

2/2 Connecticut Huskies (0-0)

Results: Connecticut 119, Holy Family 50
Player of the Game: So. G Brianna Banks (20p, 5r, 5a, 23m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. C Kiah Stokes (6dr, 1s, 7b, 20m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. F Breanna Stewart (21p, 4r, 2a, 2s, 2b, 25m)
Stat of the Game: 3pt. FGs: UConn 18-34, Holy Family 8-21

Summary: Let's face facts people, 18 three's made in one game by 7 different players no matter who the opponent, is just plain sick. Especially when you are playing without your All-American PG Bria Hartley. Without the "eldest" Bree (ankle) for the 2nd game, it was the "other" Bree's, Fr. F Bree Stewart and So. G Bree Banks, who helped UConn pull away late in the 1st half to turn the game into a blowout. Each scored 21 and 20 pts., respectively as the Huskies steam-rolled the Tigers 119-50. Now the team turns its attention to the "real" season as they begin their quest for their 8th NCAA Championship against the College of Charleston on Sun., Nov. 11th at 1:30pm ET on their new network, SNY. Check local listing or subscribe to watch online.

Be sure to tune into SNY’s premiere of Huskies All-Access tomorrow night - Thurs., Nov. 8th at 8pm ET for a behind-the-scenes look at the UConn Women’s Basketball team. Prior to the show, SNY will also preview the season at 7:00pm ET with the UConn Women's Basketball Preview show. This one-hour special will feature Head Coach Geno Auriemma live in-studio along with former UConn greats and current analysts Meghan Culmo and Kara Wolters, play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon, John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant and host Gary Apple. The show will take an in-depth look at the upcoming season, and include exclusive interviews with players as well as provide analysis of the key storylines and players to watch.

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