Women's College Basketball

 
               === Huskies cruise past Hawks in second round ===
 
 Storrs,  CT (SportsNetwork.com)  -  Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis  tallied a  triple-
 double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the top-seeded UConn
 Huskies  easily  over the ninth-seeded St.  Joseph's Hawks, 91-52, in the NCAA
 Tournament's second round at Gampel Pavilion.
 
 Breanna  Stewart led the  team in scoring with 21 points in the win, adding 11
 rebounds and five blocked shots for UConn (36-0), which remains perfect on the
 year and will face BYU in the Sweet 16 on Saturday. Bria Hartley chipped in 20
 points, Stefanie Dolson added 17 and Moriah Jefferson contributed 11 points in
 the lopsided win.
 
 Sarah  Fairbanks and  Erin Shields  each netted  12 points  to pace  the Hawks
 (23-10), while Natasha Cloud and Ilze Gotfrida notched 10 points apiece in the
 defeat.
 
 From  the  opening tip, the  game belonged to UConn.  The Huskies came out and
 shot  55.9 percent from the floor in the frame, including 5-of-10 from 3-point
 range,  to take  a 50-26 lead at  the intermission. St. Joseph's hit just 29.4
 percent of its tries in the half.
 
 The  second  period didn't  get any  easier for the  Hawks, who improved their
 shooting accuracy to 41.4 percent, but still allowed the Huskies to connect on
 55.2 percent of their field goal tries.
 
 UConn had the edge from the free-throw line, 11-2, and doubled up St. Joseph's
 in rebounding, 46-23.
 
 
 
 03/25 21:16:01 ET

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