Top-ranked UConn defangs Bearcats

By The Sports Network
February 1, 2014 - 7:03pm

Cincinnati, OH ( - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Bria Hartley
led five players in double figures with 17 points, as No. 1 UConn destroyed
Cincinnati, 86-29, on Saturday.

Moriah Jefferson tallied 13 points with six assists, while both Breanna Stewart and Saniya Chong added 12 apiece for the Huskies (23-0, 10-0 AAC), who led 41-11 at the half and never looked back to record their 10th straight win over Cincinnati.

Jeanise Randolph and Jasmine Whitfield posted eight points apiece for the Bearcats (9-12, 2-8), who were held to 23.9 percent shooting from the field in the setback.

The outcome was effectively sealed with Connecticut's 22-0 run, turning a 17-9 lead into a 39-9 margin with just over a minute left in the opening half.

UConn's lead reached as high as 58 points with 2:10 left in the contest.