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No. 1 UConn ousts Marquette for 19th Big East Championship

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UNCASIVIL, Contact (AP) – Page Bookers scored 23 points against UKON, who are ranked 19th in the 19th-placed Big East Championship standings on Monday night, with Market 73-39.

The outstanding freshman scored 10 of 15 strokes, six rebounds, four assists for Haski (24-1), who rejoined the league this season after winning seven consecutive titles at the American Gymnastics Conference.

Christine Williams added 16 points as UConn won its 160th consecutive game in a conference game.

Camryn Taylor had 11 points և 13 rebounds for Marquette (19-6), who lost in the conference finals for the fourth consecutive season after winning the title in 2017. Two points from five shots վեց was pursued by Williams throughout the game.

UConn never lagged behind during the tournament, celebrating by gathering around the center playground and jumping up and down.

Part of the 9-0 run, Evina Westbrook kicked from the right edge of the box to open the scoring. Tennessee’s 3 points went 15-2, and Haskier took a 29-10 lead 10 minutes later.

In the second quarter, Marquette slowed down, beating UConn 13-12, but the Huskies went 41-23.

At the beginning of the third quarter, the “Golden Eagles” reduced the difference of the score to 16, but Nika Muhl (11 points) chased with 3 goals with a stealing basket, bringing back the difference of the score to 21.

The Huskies went 56-30 after three quarters.

“Connecticut” shot the Market with 22% և scored 28 points out of 21 turnovers of “Golden Eagle”.


Market. The Golden Eagles have won seven of the previous eight games. The other loss occurred in Connecticut on March 1.

UConn. Although seven seasons were absent from the conference, the Huskies still have more tournament titles than all the other members of this year’s conference combined (14). The last title of Hassan’s “Great East” appeared against “Notre Dame” in 2012. UConn lost to the “Fighting Irish” in 2013


Both teams are waiting for applications for the NCAA Tournament, where UConn is expected to be No. 1 overall.


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