UConn Women’s Basketball
Top-ranked Connecticut heads to the Final Four in Nashville as the best shot-blocking team in the history of women’s basketball.
UConn’s Breanna Stewart was named to the Wooden All-American team.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis continued her splendid run through the NCAA tournament with 17 points, and Connecticut advanced to the women’s Final Four for the seventh straight year with a 69-54 victory against Texas A&M on Monday night.
BYU has come up with two of the biggest upsets in the NCAA women’s tournament to get to the school’s first Sweet 16 since 2002.
Connecticut’s opponents spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to slow the Huskies’ offense. A bigger challenge may be finding a way to score on the nation’s top-ranked women’s team.
Breanna Stewart led a balanced offense with 19 points and 10 rebounds as defending champion UConn routed Prairie View A&M 87-44 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday.
Breanna Stewart expects UConn to win its ninth national title next month. She doesn’t believe that’s being cocky, it’s knowing the Huskies can live up to expectations.
UConn is the top seed in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.
The Huskies received all 36 first-place votes Monday in The Associated Press Top 25 final poll of the season.
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.