Stefanie Dolson has 13 points to lead the Huskies. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 10 points and six rebounds. Breanna Stewart has eight points and four rebounds in her return from a two-game absence due to an ankle injury.
Dolson became the 36th player in team history to reach 1,000 points on a layup with 12:39 left in the first half.
UConn ended the first half with a 13-2 run. However, the Huskies have committed 10 turnovers in the half.
Brittany Sykes and Carmen Tyson-Thomas each have six points for Syracuse. The Orange are shooting 30.8 percent from the field and have eight turnovers.