3/2 Connecticut Huskies (21-1, 8-1 BE)
Results: Connecticut 94, Marquette 37
Player of the Game: So. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (22p, 6r, 5a, 2s, 23m)
Def. Player of the Game: Sr. G Kelly Faris (5dr, 5s, 1b, 27m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. F Breanna Stewart (10p, 7r, 2a, 2s, 3b, 24m)
Stat of the Game: Fast Break Pts.: UConn 33, Marquette 2
Summary: When it rains, it pours. And not only did poor Marquette get to face UConn twice, but also got to face the nation's top 3pt. shooter twice. UConn All-American candidate So. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis light up the first half on 7-7 shooting and 5-5 from deep while outscoring Marquette all by herself 19 to 17 to led UConn to a blowout win over the Golden Eagles, 94-37. UConn All-American Jr. G Bria Hartley had her best game of the season finishing with 20pts. while tying her career-high with 5 3pt. FGs made. UConn played without backup So. G Brianna Banks, who will miss the remainder of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right leg.
Banks suffered the injury during the first half of the Huskies' 71-65 victory over St. John's on Saturday. The school released the diagnosis on Monday and said surgery would be scheduled in the coming weeks. Banks (Newnan, GA) had been averaging 7.3 points and 1.7 assists in just over 17 minutes per game. She was shooting 47.9 percent from the field.
We wish you all the best and are praying for a full and healthy recovery.