Durham, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis shot the lights out
from 3-point range and Breanna Stewart had a dominant inside game, as top-
ranked Connecticut dismantled No. 2 Duke, 83-61, Tuesday night at Cameron
Mosqueda-Lewis went 7-of-11 from beyond the arc and scored 21, while Stewart
totaled 24 points and 11 rebounds. Stefanie Dolson had 14 points and nine
rebounds. Bria Hartley added 13 points for the Huskies (11-0), who beat Duke
for a seventh straight time.
Chelsea Gray had 13 points for the Blue Devils (10-1), who also received 11
points and eight boards from Haley Peters. Tricia Liston and Alexis Jones each
had 10 points.
UConn, which hadn't played since a 97-37 rout of UC Davis on Dec. 5, moved to
15-3 in matchups between No. 1 and 2 teams. The Huskies made half of their 24
Tuesday's game, which was part of the Jimmy V Classic, saw the Huskies race to
a commanding first-half lead thanks to a dominating run. A jumper by Peters
had Duke within 12-11, but UConn scored the next eight points.
A 3-pointer by Mosqueda-Lewis with five minutes remaining widened the gap to
38-15, and the Huskies carried a 41-26 lead into the half.
Elizabeth Williams made a layup with eight minutes remaining in the game to
get the Blue Devils within 65-52.
UConn then called timeout and the Huskies pulled away. Mosqueda-Lewis
sandwiched 3-pointers around a pair of Stewart free throws to expand the
difference to 73-52. The run, which ended at 14-0, was capped by a 3-pointer
from Mosqueda-Lewis with nearly three minutes left.
Duke, which had a 24-game home winning streak broken, fell to 42-3 against
non-conference opponents at home since 2008-09 with all three losses to
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