Live Updates: UConn honors Sandy Hook victims before game vs. Oakland

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  • WHEN: Tonight, 7
  • WHERE: XL Center, Hartford (16,294)

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REMEMBERING: The Huskies will conduct a special pregame ceremony to honor the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Fans are asked to be seated by 6:50 p.m.

BACK IN THE GAME: The Huskies will play for the first time in 14 days after taking time off for final exams.

INSIDE POWER?: The Huskies have been outrebounded in back-to-back games for the first time since facing Seton Hall Feb. 28, 2009 and Rutgers March 2, 2009. They had a plus-14.5 rebounding advantage through the first six games.

  • RECORDS: Oakland (5-5), UConn (8-0)
  • ON THE AIR: SNY (Andrew Catalon and Meghan Culmo); WTIC-AM 1080 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
  • UP NEXT: Saturday at Hartford, 1 p.m. (SNY)

OAKLAND

  • Elizabeth Hamlet, G/F, 5-11 Jr.: 3.0p (2-of-9 FG), 2.0a last two games
  • Shelby Herrington, F, 5-11 Sr.: 5.2p on 12-of-17 FG last five games
  • Elena Popkey, G, 5-5 Fr.: 11.0p (9-of-24 FG), 6.0r, 3.5a last two games
  • Zakiya Minifee, F, 5-9 Jr.: 5.0p, 5.0r, 3.0s last four games
  • Victoria Lipscomb, F/G, 5-7 Jr.: 11.0p, 5.0r, 4.5a, 3.0s in 177 min. last four games
  • Annemarie Hamlet, G, 5-6 Fr.: 6.3p (7-of-32 FG) last three games
  • Olivia Nash F, 6-1 Fr.: 11.8p, 10.1r this season; Missed last two games (leg)

UCONN

  • Bria Hartley, G, 5-7 Jr.: 8.0p (7-of-26 FG), 3.7r, 3.7a last three games
  • Kelly Faris, G, 5-11 Sr.: Leads the nation with a 4.50 assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, F, 6-0 Soph.: Leads team in scoring (16.1) and made 3-pointers (19)
  • Stefanie Dolson, C, 6-5 Jr.: 12.0p, 6.3r, 2.3a last four games
  • Caroline Doty, G, 5-10 Sr.: Played season-low seven minutes vs. Penn State Dec. 6
  • Breanna Stewart, G, 6-4 Fr.: 10.0p (5-of-15 FG), 6.5r last two games
  • Morgan Tuck, F, 6-2 Fr.: Will not play due to a right knee bruise
  • Moriah Jefferson, G, 5-7 Fr.: 2.0p, 0.0a in 7.5 minutes last two games
  • Brianna Banks, G, 5-9 Soph.: 13.7p (14-of-24 FG) in 20.7 min. last three games
  • Kiah Stokes, C, 6-3 Soph.: Will not play due to a stress reaction in right shin

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Sean Patrick Bowley

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