UConn women top WVU for 93rd straight win at home
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Bria Harley scored 18 points and No. 2 Connecticut extended its NCAA-record home winning streak to 93 games with a 79-60 win over West Virginia on Wednesday night.
Five players scored in double figures for UConn (12-1, 2-0 Big East), which broke open a close game in the second half.
Kelly Faris had 14 points and six steals, Tiffany Hayes had 13 points, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 12 and Caroline Doty chipped in 11.
Asya Bussey had 19 points and Christal Caldwell added 17 to lead West Virginia (10-4, 1-1), which has lost 24 straight games to Connecticut after winning the first contest between the two schools back in 1982.
It was the 44th consecutive Big East win for UConn and its 24th consecutive win in conference home openers.