TORONTO (AP) Katie-Lou Samuelson scored a season-high 33 points, Kia Nurse had 24 and No. 1 UConn posted its biggest victory of the season, routing Duquesne 104-52 on Friday.
Samuelson made 8 of 9 3-point attempts, including seven straight in the second and third quarters before taking the rest of the night off.
Chassidy Omogrosso scored 15 points and Libby Bazelak had 14 for Duquesne (10-3), which had won eight in a row.
The game was a homecoming of sorts for Nurse. The senior forward from Hamilton, Ontario, some 40 miles west of Toronto, received a rousing ovation from the sellout crowd when she was introduced as UConn's final starter, and another when she checked out with 3:24 remaining and her team leading 98-50.
Nurse finished with five rebounds and two assists. She was 9 for 11 from the field.
A smiling Nurse stood near center court and waved to the crowd following the final buzzer. >> Read more
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