Saturday, November 23, 2013

1/1 Connecticut Huskies (7-0)

Results: Connecticut 100, Monmouth 46
Player of the Game: So. F Breanna Stewart (24p, 8r, 6a, 4s, 2b, 28m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. F Breanna Stewart (6dr, 4s, 2b, 28m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. G Saniya Chong (7p, 1r, 1a, 1s, 29m)
Stat of the Game: Pts. Off TOs: UConn 32, Monmouth 8

Summary: UConn All-American candidate So. F Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures as top-ranked UConn cruised to a 100-46 win over Monmouth in the second day of the Hall of Fame Challenge on Saturday. Stewart added eight rebounds, six assists, four steals and two blocks. It was the third straight game that she scored at least 20 points and fourth time she has eclipsed that total. She is averaging 20 points in seven games. The Huskies (7-0) shot 62 percent in the first half and led 64-24 at the break. It was the most points in a half by UConn this season, surpassing the previous mark of 62 in the first half against Oregon on Nov. 20. The Huskies opened the second half with a 21-0 run that stretched the lead to 61 points, the largest of the game before turning to its bench for the rest of the game. UConn So. G Moriah Jefferson tied her career-high with 17 points on 3 for 3 from 3pt. range. The Huskies shot 58. percent (35 of 60) and were 10 of 18 from the 3-point line. So. C Kiah Stokes added a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds while All-American Sr. G Bria Hartley had 14 points.

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