Women's College Basketball

 
                  === No. 3 UConn cruises past Providence ===
 
 Providence, RI (Sports Network) -  Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis led six Connecticut
 players  in double figures with 17 points, as the third-ranked Huskies pounded
 Providence, 105-49, on Tuesday at Alumni Hall.
 
 Kelly  Faris  followed with 16 points,  Stefanie Dolson donated 14 points, and
 Bria  Harley added  12 for the Huskies  (23-1, 10-1 Big East), who have won 11
 straight since opening conference play with a 73-72 setback against then-No. 5
 Notre Dame on Jan. 5.
 
 Moriah Jefferson and Breanna Stewart each supplied 13 points in the triumph.
 
 Brianna  Edwards led Providence (7-17, 2-9) with 17 points and Tori Rule added
 11  points for  the Friars, who have  lost two straight and five of their last
 six.
 
 The  Huskies jumped out to a 21-5 lead just over four minutes in before taking
 a comfortable 56-29 cushion into the break.
 
 Connecticut,  which  shot a scorching  56.9 percent (37-for-65) from the field
 overall, cruised to victory in the second half.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 02/12 22:08:50 ET

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