UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Megan Walker scored 21 points and No. 5 UConn beat South Florida 79-38 on Sunday to earn a chance at its seventh straight American Athletic Conference tournament title.
Christyn Williams added 15 points and Crystal Dangerfield had 13 in the semifinal win for the Huskies (28-3). Connecticut improved to 20-0 all-time in AAC tournament play after finishing 118-0 during the conference's seven regular seasons.
The Huskies are leaving the conference to return to the Big East next season.
Elena Tsineke had nine points to lead South Florida (19-13), which suffered its second blowout loss to the Huskies in less than a week. UConn won 80-39 on Monday in Hartford.
UConn never trailed. The Huskies held South Florida to a single field goal on 13 shots in the first quarter and led 18-5 after 10 minutes. >> Read more
Copyright 2020 by the Associated Press