Kelly Faris had 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and five steals and No. 3 UConn bounced back from a loss to Notre Dame with a 75-48 victory over Georgetown Wednesday before 2,387 at McDonough Arena.
The Huskies (13-1, 1-1 Big East) have not lost back-to-back in 707 games dating back to consecutive losses to Providence and Louisville to end the 1992-93 season. They have won 28 straight games against Georgetown (10-5, 1-1) dating back to a 64-62 loss Feb. 27, 1993.
Freshman Morgan Tuck missed her third game with a bone bruise in her right knee.
Stefanie Dolson added 13 points, five rebounds and five assists for UConn, but she also had seven of the team’s 19 turnovers. Breanna Stewart finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds in registering her third double-double this season.
Bria Hartley had 12 points (4-of-13 FG), while Moriah Jefferson had nine points and season-highs of six rebounds and seven steals.
Sugar Rodgers led Georgetown with 23 points (8-of-22 FG).
STAR OF THE GAME: Jefferson. She did not commit a turnover in a season-high 27 minutes.
KEYS TO THE WIN: The Huskies used a 17-2 run in the opening 5:22 to take the lead for good. They used a 10-2 run in the second half to open a 62-37 lead with 12:51 left. … UConn scored 30 points off of 26 turnovers by the Hoyas. … The Huskies had a season-high 18 steals.
WORTH NOTING: Six of UConn’s first eight field goals in the second half were 3-pointers. The Huskies attempted a team single-game record 41 3-pointers. … Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis played only four minutes in the first half due to foul trouble. … Sophomore Kiah Stokes (three rebounds, two blocks in 10 minutes) played for the first since Dec. 6 against Penn State. She had missed the past five games with a stress reaction in her right shin. … The Hoyas were averaging crowds of 398 through their first six home games this season.
NEXT: Saturday at Marquette, 4 p.m. (SNY)