Final: UConn 101, Colgate 41

  The UConn women’s basketball team has received production from numerous players this season. That did not change tonight against Colgate.

Brianna Banks led four players in double figures with a career-high 20 points, three rebounds, five assists and four steals as the second-ranked Huskies rolled to a 101-41 win before 7,934 at the XL Center. Stefanie Dolson added 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists for UConn (6-0). Kelly Faris had a season-high 17 points, while Breanna Stewart had 12 points and eight rebounds.

Bria Hartley, who was honored during a pregame ceremony for reaching 1,000 career last season, finished with eight points.

Sophomore Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis missed the first game of her career. She suffered a concussion with 2:08 remaining in Saturday’s win over No. 14 Purdue.

STAR OF THE GAME: Kelly Faris. She has become to be an offensive threat for the Huskies, finishing 5-of-6 from the field (3-of-3 3-pointers). She also added five rebounds, five assists and three steals in 21 minutes.

KEYS TO THE WIN: Led by six points from Dolson and four from Faris, the Huskies scored the first 12 points of the game during a 21-5 run over 6:10. … Banks continues to provide the Huskies with a spark off the bench, scoring 14 points (5-of-6 FG; 3-of-3 3-pointers) in 12 minutes in the first half. … Powered by Dolson and Stewart, the Huskies outscored Colgate 50-2 in the paint. … Stewart has scored in double figures in every game this season. … The Huskies made 13 3-pointers and shot 54.6 percent from the field.

 UP NEXT: Monday vs. No. 11 Maryland at XL Center (Jimmy V Classic), 7 p.m. ESPN2)

Rich

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