GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Connecticut 74, Seton Hall 49

(AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

By MATT SUGAM
Associated Press

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. - Paige Bueckers had 23 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and five steals to lead No. 21 UConn past Seton Hall 74-49 in the teams' Big East opener.

The Huskies (4-1) bounced back in their first game since losing on Nov. 22 to No. 1 South Carolina at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.

Christyn Williams added 17 points for UConn, Aaliyah Edwards scored 12 points and Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 10.

Lauren Park-Lane led Seton Hall (3-3) with 20 points and five assists. Mya Jackson scored 14 points and Sidney Cooks had 13.

UConn went on a 23-6 run to close the second quarter and led 39-23 at halftime. The Huskies went ahead by as many as 19 points in the third quarter, and it was 53-36 heading into the fourth. Seton Hall didn't get closer than 12 points the rest of the way.


UConn
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Edwards F 34 6-11 0-0 0-1 3-7 0 0 0 5 3 12
O. Nelson-Ododa F 25 5-10 0-0 0-0 2-5 3 1 1 2 2 10
C. Williams G 36 8-16 0-0 1-3 1-3 1 1 0 1 1 17
P. Bueckers G 34 11-18 0-0 1-4 0-9 7 0 5 0 3 23
E. Westbrook G 30 1-6 3-3 0-4 0-4 3 0 2 1 1 5
N. Muhl 17 1-5 0-0 0-2 2-4 1 0 2 2 4 2
D. Juhasz 15 2-4 0-0 1-1 4-10 1 1 0 1 1 5
C. Ducharme 5 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0
M. McLean 4 0-0 0-2 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 34-71
(.479)
3-5
(.600)
3-16
(.188)
14-48 16 3 10 13 17 74


Seton Hall
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Armstrong F 36 1-5 0-0 0-3 0-3 1 0 1 2 1 2
S. Cooks F 34 5-15 2-2 1-9 1-6 2 0 2 1 3 13
K. Harris F 14 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 2 2 0
M. Jackson G 40 5-17 2-2 2-11 3-4 0 0 0 4 2 14
L. Park-Lane G 39 5-17 8-10 2-8 0-4 5 0 0 3 2 20
M. Bembry 32 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-6 0 0 2 2 3 0
A. Cummings 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Robinson 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Treadwell 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 16-58
(.276)
12-14
(.857)
5-31
(.161)
7-30 9 0 5 15 13 49


Officials: Joseph Vaszily, Mark Resch, Krystle Apellaniz
Attendance: 1,320




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