Saturday, January 11, 2014

1/1 Connecticut Huskies (17-0, 5-0 AAC)

Results: Connecticut 80, Temple 36
Player of the Game: So. G Moriah Jefferson (13p, 2r, 6a, 4s, 1b, 25m)
Def. Player of the Game: Jr. C Kiah Stokes (11dr, 3b, 28m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. G Saniya Chong (3p, 2a, 2s, 21m)
Stat of the Game: Steals: UConn 21, Temple 8

Summary: A sold-out crowd of more than 9,200 watched the team's first regular-season "home" game played outside of Storrs or Hartford. Playing without injured Morgan Tuck and Stefanie Dolson and Breanna Stewart on the bench early with foul trouble, UConn Jr. C Kiah Stokes responded by hauling down a career-high 18 rebounds, scoring six points and blocking three shots to help UConn pull away early in the 2nd half to rout Temple, 80-36. UConn All-American Sr. G Bria Hartley led the Huskies with 19ts. and 4stls. While UConn So. G Moriah Jefferson added 13pts., 2rebs., 6asts., 4stls. and 1 monster block and All-American candidate So. F Breanna Stewart chipped in 12pts., 3rebs., 3asts., 4stls., and 3blks. in only 20mins. due to foul trouble. UConn All-American C Stefanie Dolson had a career-high 7blks.

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