UConn teammates Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley went with back-to-back picks during the WNBA Draft Monday night to Washington and Seattle. Hartley was later traded by the Storm to the Mystics to reconnect the Huskies.
Last year had the `Big Three’ with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it’s Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks.
Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women’s college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.
Breanna Stewart and Bria Hartley each scored 20 points to help No. 1 UConn remain unbeaten with a 72-35 victory over No. 24 Rutgers on Saturday.
Stefanie Dolson has helped Connecticut to a 133-11 record and a national championship in her four years on the team. But she’s also brought to the program something coach Geno Auriemma believes has been just as important _ joy.
Bria Hartley scored 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 20 to lead UConn to its 30th straight win, a 102-41 rout of SMU on Tuesday night.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 21 points and Bria Hartley added 20 to lead top-ranked Connecticut to its 20th win of the season, 83-49 over Memphis on Wednesday night.
Breanna Stewart had 18 points and 11 rebounds as top-ranked Connecticut won 66-55 at No. 7 Baylor, ending the Lady Bears’ national-best 69-game home winning streak Monday night.
Breanna Stewart scored 24 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked six shots to lead top-ranked UConn to a 90-40 rout of Houston in the first meeting between the two programs.
Stefanie Dolson scored 25 points to lead top-ranked Connecticut to a 77-49 victory over Central Florida on Wednesday that spoiled Knights’ American Athletic Conference home debut.