STORRS, Conn. (AP) Megan Walker scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead No. 6 UConn to a 66-53 win over UCF and the outright regular-season championship in the American Athletic Conference.
Anna Makurat added 17 points and Crystal Dangerfield had 12 of her 14 in the second half for the Huskies (23-3, 13-0 American). They have won 50 conference regular-season or tournament titles in their 46 seasons.
Masseny Kaba scored 14 points and Kay Kay Wright had 12 to lead UCF (16-9, 8-5), which came into the game having won five in a row and six of seven.
The Huskies improved to 133-0 in conference games since the formation of the AAC, including 115-0 in the regular season.
The Huskies never trailed and led 8-3 when UCF's Wright suffered a left leg injury battling for a rebound.
Walker, who put up her ninth double-double this season, scored eight straight points to close the quarter and UConn took a 16-4 lead after the first 10 minutes. >> Read more
Copyright 2020 by the Associated Press