MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Napheesa Collier scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut routed Memphis 93-36 Wednesday to remain undefeated.
UConn (19-0, 8-0 American Athletic Conference) trailed only briefly in the opening minutes before beating Memphis for the ninth time overall and second time this season.
The Huskies routed Memphis 97-49 when the Tigers visited Dec. 31. The venue changed, but not the final result with UConn winning in a more smothering fashion despite coach Geno Auriemma pulling all but one starter in the third quarter. The Huskies held Memphis to fewer points in each of the first three quarters.
Azura Stevens added 18 points off the bench for UConn. Katie Lou Samuelson, who missed the Huskies' win at Temple last weekend because of an injured ankle, scored 17 points in 25 minutes. Crystal Dangerfield, a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, added 12. >> Read more
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