Storrs, CT (Sports Network) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a game-high 22
points, leading four players in double figures, as the UConn Huskies crushed
the Vanderbilt Commodores, 77-44, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
at Gampel Pavilion.
The top seed in the Bridgeport Region, the Huskies (31-4) were given a boost
by Stefanie Dolson who tallied 12 points and pulled down a game-high nine
rebounds, while Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck tacked on 14 and 11 points,
The eighth-seeded Commodores (21-12) were paced by Tiffany Clarke who tallied
16 points, while Kendall Shaw pitched in with 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting
from the floor off the bench.
UConn scored the first six points of the night and never looked back, shooting
51.5 percent from the floor in the first half in order to claim a 37-24
advantage at the break.
In the second half the Huskies again shot the ball well from the field at 57.7
percent, all while holding Vandy to a total of just eight made field goals in
Not only did the Commodores shoot only 1-of-8 behind the 3-point line on the
night, the squad also suffered 23 turnovers as well.
The Huskies now head to the regional semifinals later this week where they
will contend against the Maryland Terrapins who defeated Michigan State on
Monday night, 74-49.
The Sports Network