Saturday, January 04, 2014

1/1 Connecticut Huskies (15-0, 3-0 AAC)

Results: Connecticut 90, Memphis 49
Player of the Game: Jr. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (21p, 6r, 4a, 30m)
Def. Player of the Game: Sr. C Stefanie Dolson (8dr, 1s, 2b, 30m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. G Saniya Chong (6p, 2r, 1a, 1b, 16m)
Stat of the Game: Pts. Off TOs: UConn 34, Memphis 6

Summary: UConn All-American Jr. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis snapped out of her 3-game slump and tied her season-high scoring 21 points and led the Huskies to an easy route of Memphis, 90-49. KML was 5 of 10 on 3-point attempts and added six rebounds and four assists. With the 8-time national champions coming to town, Memphis scheduled this game as part of a doubleheader with the Tigers men's team in the FedExForum, home to the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies. Fans paying for that morning tipoff got to stick around and watch the women play for free. And just under 7,000 of those 17,000 fans did just that. UConn All-American candidate So. F Breanna Stewart added 17pts., 8rebs., and 3asts. for UConn and UConn All-American Sr. G Bria Hartley had 13pts. including 9 during UConn's 32-7 to take a 50-23 lead at halftime. UConn All-American Sr. C Stefanie Dolson finished with another double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Huskies have been beating opponents by an average of 37.4 points per game, best in the nation. They pushed their lead to as big as 41 with the final bucket.

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