STORRS, Conn. (AP) Katie Lou Samuelson scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half to lead UConn to a 98-45 rout of Tulane on Saturday and a 20-0 start to the season for the 11th time in program history.
Kia Nurse scored 14 for the Huskies (9-0 American Athletic Conference) and tied a career-high with seven rebounds.
UConn had six players in double figures for the sixth time this season.
The Huskies shot 72 percent from the floor and outscored Tulane 50-18 in the paint and 15-0 on the fast break.
Kayla Manuirirangi led Tulane (11-10, 3-5 American) with 13 points.
A year ago, Tulane came within three points of a major shocker in New Orleans, with a chance to tie UConn on a 3-point shot at the buzzer.
The Huskies put this one away early. << Read more
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