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Connecticut 98, Northeastern 39

Associated Press

STORRS, Conn. - Azzi Fudd overcame a poor shooting start to score 26 points and led No. 6 UConn to a season-opening 98-39 victory over Northeastern.

Fudd, a sophomore, missed her first seven 3-point tries but shot 9 for 17 overall, including 1 for 8 from long range, and 7 for 7 from the line. She added four assists and had six of UConn's 18 steals.

Aaliyah Edwards had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Lou Lopez Senechal added 17 points, including a four-point play. Dorka Juhasz finished with 14 points, 11 rebounds as UConn won its 27th straight season opener. UConn last opened a season with a loss on Nov. 19, 1995, falling to Louisiana State.

Gemima Motema had 11 points to lead Northeastern (1-1).

UConn's first basket came on Nika Muhl's 3-pointer 14 seconds into the game and never trailed.

Fudd had five points as part of a 15-0 run after Northeastern's first basket, as UConn raced to a 22-3 lead and built a 51-19 advantage at halftime.

Northeastern didn't have its first basket in the second half until Camille Clement hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left in the third quarter.

UConn played without Paige Bueckers, Caroline Ducharme and freshman Ice Brady. Bueckers and Brady suffered season-ending knee injuries. UConn coach Geno Auriemma said that Ducharme is making progress with her neck injury, but was not cleared to return for the season opener.

November 10, 2022


Northeastern
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
H. Idowu F 25 1-8 0-2 1-1 4-5 0 0 2 2 2 3
A. Parker F 21 0-3 0-0 0-0 1-4 0 0 0 1 4 0
J. Braxton G 34 1-9 0-0 1-9 0-0 3 0 0 2 2 3
G. Motema G 29 3-11 5-6 0-0 1-3 1 1 1 8 5 11
D. Erdogan G 15 1-4 2-2 1-3 0-0 3 1 2 5 5 5
O. Kiefer 24 1-3 0-0 0-0 3-5 0 1 1 2 3 2
M. Turnbull 16 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 6 2 3
I. Larsen 12 0-4 2-2 0-1 1-3 0 1 1 1 0 2
C. Clement 11 3-8 0-0 2-7 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 8
A. Webb 7 0-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 1 1 2
A. Sapenter 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Totals   200 11-54
(.204)
11-14
(.786)
6-23
(.261)
14-30 8 4 8 31 27 39


UConn
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Edwards F 29 4-7 6-6 0-0 4-12 0 2 2 2 3 14
D. Juhasz F 27 5-13 3-4 1-4 2-11 3 2 0 1 0 14
L. Lopez-Senechal G 33 6-14 1-1 4-9 0-0 2 0 1 2 1 17
A. Fudd G 32 9-17 7-7 1-8 1-1 4 0 6 1 1 26
N. Muhl G 27 1-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 7 1 6 2 3 3
A. Griffin 24 6-7 0-0 1-1 1-5 0 0 2 4 2 13
A. Patterson 15 2-4 1-2 0-0 4-7 2 0 0 1 5 5
A. DeBerry 9 1-1 4-6 0-0 1-2 0 1 0 4 2 6
I. Bettencourt 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Totals   201 34-66
(.515)
22-26
(.846)
8-24
(.333)
18-47 19 6 18 17 17 98


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