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15-0. Huskie women continue to roll with 90-49 win over Memphis.

POSTED January 04, 2014
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney


 The beat goes on the undefeated UConn women’s basketball team as they overcame a slow start to blow out a game Memphis team by a 90-49 score.

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis led the way with 21 points on a 5-10 shooting performance from beyond the three point line.

The Tigers (7-7, 0-2 in AAC play) held a 15-12 lead eight minutes in but the depth and speed of the number one team in the country proved to be too much for the home team.

At the half, the margin had switched in a hurry to a 50-23 UConn lead. That’s an impressive 35-11 run to end the half.

UConn improves to 15-0, 3-0 in AAC play with the win and improved on a weakness they had shown over their last two games by shooting at a 53.6% clip.

It was a balance attack for the Huskies who put four players in double figures and got another double-double from senior center Stefanie Dolson (12 points, 10 boards) her seventh of the year.

Breanna Stewart pitched in with 17 points while Bria Hartley added 13.

Dolson passed the 1500 career point mark on Saturday, joining Hartley who now sits at 1554.

The Connecticut defense held the Tigers to a low 30.8% shooting mark while converting 22 of 24 chances at the free throw line.

UConn won the battle of the boards by a 38-31 margin, tallied 18 assists and came away with 11 steals for the game.

Ariel Hearn led the Memphis effort with 20 points and was 5 0f 12 from downtown.

The Huskies return home on Tuesday to take on Houston at Gampel Pavilion at 7 p.m.

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