HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Anna Makurat and Megan Walker each scored 18 points and No. 6 UConn secured a share of its seventh straight American Athletic Conference regular-season title Wednesday night with a 74-31 rout of Tulane.
Olivia Nelson-Ododa recorded her sixth double-double of the season, her first since December, scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds for the Huskies (22-3, 12-0 American).
UConn, which this week fell from Top 5 in the ranking for the first time since February, 2007, has won all of its 114 regular-season conference games since the formation of the AAC and all six conference tournaments.
Krystal Freeman and Irina Parau each scored seven points to lead Tulane (12-14, 7-6), which has lost five in a row and six of its last seven.
The Green Wave started strong, hitting their first three shots from behind the arc and taking an early 9-7 lead.
The Huskies made just eight of their 19 shots in the first 10 minutes, but led 19-13 after a quarter. >> Read more
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