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The Big East Thread
UConn women’s basketball demolishes Xavier, 89-35
UConn women’s basketball made quick work of the Xavier Musketeers at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati Friday night, winning 89-35. The Huskies improve to 18-5 (12-1 Big East) with four games — all at home — left in the season.
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WILLIAMS LEADS NO. 10 UCONN TO 90-49 ROUT OF GEORGETOWN
Christyn Williams scored 19 points to lead No. 10 UConn to a 90-49 rout of Georgetown on Sunday.
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Golden Eagles routed by UConn, 69-38
UConn celebrated it's ninth straight regular-season conference title on Wednesday, a championship the players said they appreciate a bit more than they may have in years past.
The Huskies, who clinched the top seed in the Big East Tournament with a 69-38 win over Marquette, had to do it with star Paige Bueckers on the bench injured for much of the season and another seven players missing at least two games with injury or illness.
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Bueckers returns as No. 7 UConn routs St. John’s 93-38
UConn’s Azzi Fudd predicted earlier this month that the Huskies would become a “nasty” team once all of its players were healthy.
Star guard Paige Bueckers returned Friday from the left knee injury that had kept her out for more than two months, and No. 7 Connecticut looked like it was living up to Fudd’s expectations in a 93-38 rout of St. John’s.
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UConn women’s basketball bludgeons Providence, 88-31
In its final game of the regular season, UConn women’s basketball bludgeoned the Providence Friars on Senior Day, 88-31.
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Maly, Creighton women top Colorado 84-74 in NCAA first round
Morgan Maly and Creighton shot exceptionally well when they held a closed scrimmage on Iowa’s home court last fall.
Those memories returned when the Bluejays were back in the same arena to open the NCAA tournament.
Maly matched a career high with 20 points and Lauren Jensen and Molly Mogensen each had 16 as 10th-seeded Creighton defeated No. 7 seed Colorado 84-74 on Friday in a Greensboro Region first-round game.
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Bueckers starts as UConn rolls past Mercer 83-38
Paige Bueckers was back in the starting lineup and No. 2 seed UConn once again dominated its opposition in an NCAA Tournament opener.
Bueckers scored 12 points as UConn began its run toward a 12th NCAA Tournament title with an 83-38 first-round rout of No. 15 seed Mercer on Saturday in the Bridgeport Regional.
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No. 11 Villanova women knock off No. 6 BYU 61-57
Maddy Siegrist scored 25 points and 11th-seeded Villanova rallied to beat No. 6 seed BYU 61-57 on Saturday in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament.
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#10 Creighton stuns #2 Iowa in second round upset 64-62
Lauren Jensen found a new place last spring when she transferred from Iowa to Creighton.
She came back into her former home on Sunday and knocked her ex-teammates out of the women’s NCAA tournament.
Jensen scored 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds left that lifted No. 10 seed Creighton over Caitlin Clark and second-seeded Iowa 64-62 in a Greensboro Region second-round game.
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UConn beats Indiana 75-58 to reach Elite 8
Paige Bueckers and Christyn Williams each scored 15 points to lead a balanced UConn offense in a 75-58 win over Indiana on Saturday to advance the Huskies into their 16th consecutive regional final.
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UConn tops Stanford 63-58, advances to NCAA title game
Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are back in the NCAA title game for the first time in six years after getting through one of the most difficult seasons of the Hall of Fame coach’s career.
Paige Bueckers scored 14 points and UConn advanced to the national championship game with a 63-58 win over defending champion Stanford on Friday night.
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