STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa scored 19 factors and grabbed 9 rebounds Saturday to steer No. Three UConn to a 72-41 win over Georgetown.
The Huskies (10-0, 9-Zero Massive East), coming off a street win over rival Tennessee, cruised regardless of sitting two key gamers, guards Paige Bueckers and Anna Makurat, with accidents.
Christyn Williams added 17 factors, Aubrey Griffin scored 15 and Evina Westbrook added 13 factors and 9 assists.
Freshman Kelsey Ransom scored 13 factors and Yasmin Ott had 10 for Georgetown (1-5, 1-5).
The Hoyas scored the sport’s first factors on a 3-pointer from the left nook by Ott, however the Huskies rapidly took management.
Griffin had eight factors and three rebounds within the first quarter and UConn led 21-9 after 10 minutes.
Connecticut outscored the Hoyas 18-2 within the second quarter. The Huskies held Georgetown with out a level for the ultimate 7 half minutes of the primary half and led 39-11 on the break.
Nelson-Ododa’s second 3-pointer of the sport gave the Huskies a 51-21 lead within the third because the Huskies stretched their lead.
UConn scored 29 factors off of 22 Georgetown turnovers.
Georgetown: The Hoyas have had 11 video games both canceled or postponed as a consequence of COVID-related points and have performed the fewest contests of any Massive East faculty.
UConn: Bueckers, who got here in averaging 17 factors a recreation, and Makurat have been each in strolling boots. Bueckers rolled her ankle through the Huskies win at Tennessee on Thursday and was held out as a precaution, with a recreation at No. 15 Arkansas arising subsequent week. The workforce introduced Saturday that Makurat can be out indefinitely with an damage to her proper leg.
Georgetown: The Hoyas are scheduled to host St. John’s on Wednesday evening.
UConn: The Huskies journey to No. 15 Arkansas on Thursday. That recreation was added to the schedule final week after each groups had contests towards different opponents postponed.
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