7:00 PM ET, March 31, 2009
UConn's perfect season continues with second straight trip to Final Four
TRENTON, N.J. -- Connecticut didn't even bother cutting down the nets after wrapping up a second consecutive trip to the Final Four.The Huskies have bigger goals in mind.The UConn express is heading to St. Louis in search of two more victories and a national championship.
Hays: Bad UConn Still Good
Turns out, catching Connecticut on an off day simply isn't enough. Tuesday's win wasn't pretty, but it proved nothing much fazes the Huskies, who improved to 37-0 and are headed to their 10th Final Four, writes Graham Hays. Story
• UConn advanced to its second straight Final Four and 10th overall.
• The Huskies are the sixth team to reach the Final Four without a loss. Of that group, the 1989-90 Louisiana Tech squad was the only team that failed to complete the perfect season.
• After combining for just 40 points vs. Cal on Sunday, the UConn trio of Maya Moore, Renee Montgomery and Tina Charles outscored Arizona State by themselves (65-64).
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-63 (.413)||33-56 (.589)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-16 (.438)||7-13 (.538)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-8 (.625)||10-12 (.833)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|