7:00 PM ET, February 18, 2009
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Even though Connecticut has a potent offense, the Huskies used their defense to stay unbeaten.The No. 1 Huskies held Providence to 25.5 percent shooting and scored 32 points off 26 turnovers en route to a 75-39 win Wednesday night.
• Maya Moore scored 16 points and Tiffany Hayes added 15 as UConn rolled to their 24th straight win over Providence. It's ties their second-longest active streak against Big East opponents (St. John's, 25; Seton Hall and Pitt, 24).
• Providence did not score a second-half basket until 9:22 had expired.
• The Huskies have now won 109 straight games against unranked opponents. They improved to 26-0, the fifth-best start in school history.
-- ESPN Research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-57 (.421)||14-55 (.255)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-14 (.357)||8-23 (.348)|
|FT Made-Attempted||22-28 (.786)||3-4 (.750)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||7 (0/0)||20 (0/0)|