Tuesday, March 25, 2014

1/1 Connecticut Huskies (36-0, 21-0 AAC)

Results: Connecticut 91, St. Joseph's 52
Player of the Game: Jr. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (20p, 10r, 10a, 31m)
Def. Player of the Game: So. G Moriah Jefferson (8dr, 3s, 5b, 33m)
Fr. Player of the Game: Fr. G Saniya Chong (1r, 1a, 11m)
Stat of the Game: Free Throws: UConn 11-12, St. Joe's 2-2

Summary:  UConn All-American Jr. W Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has struggled this season with injury and illness. But everything felt fine on Tuesday night. She recorded UConn's first ever triple-double in a NCAA Tournament game as she scored 20 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and had 10 assists to lead the Huskies to a 91-52 rout of Saint Joseph's in the second round of the NCAA tournament. It was the second triple double for UConn this year, the third in program history, and just the 14th in the history of the women's NCAA tournament. She led five players in double figures for the top-ranked Huskies, who won their 42nd straight game. UConn All-American candidate So. F Breanna Stewart added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and All-American Sr. G Bria Hartley also chipped in 20 points for the defending national champions, who are trying to win a record ninth NCAA tournament.

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