UConn women take on St. John’s

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No. 3 UConn women at St. John’s

WHEN: Today, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Carnesecca Arena , Jamaica , N.Y. (5,602)
RECORDS: UConn 19-1 (6-1 Big East), St. John’s 10-9 (4-3)
ON THE AIR: SNY (Bob Picozzi and LaChina Robinson); WTIC-AM 1080 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
UP NEXT: Tuesday vs. Marquette at Gampel Pavilion, 7 p.m. (SNY)
UCONN
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, F, 6-0 Soph.: 18.2p, 6.7r, 23 3-pointers last six games
Breanna Stewart, G, 6-4 Fr.: 13.8p, 7.4r, 1.6b last five games
Stefanie Dolson, C, 6-5 Jr.: 17.0p (44-of-65 FG), 6.7r, 3.0a last six games
Kelly Faris, G, 5-11 Sr.: 9.8p, 8.5r, 3.5a last four games
Bria Hartley, G, 5-7 Jr.: 5.0p (8-of-25 FG), 2.3r, 4.8a last four games
Brianna Banks, G, 5-9 Soph.: 5.3p (7-of-17 FG), 2.7r last three games
Morgan Tuck, F, 6-2 Fr.: 5.0p, 3.5r last two games
Caroline Doty, G, 5-10 Sr.: 2.5p, 3.0r, 2.8a last four games
Moriah Jefferson, G, 5-7 Fr.: 3.0p on 4-of-6 FG last three games
Kiah Stokes, C, 6-3 Soph.: 1.5p, 5.0r last two games
ST. JOHN ‘S
Shenneika Smith, G, 6-1 Sr.: Expected to play after a DNP at Providence Wed. (violation team rules)
Nadirah McKenith, G, 5-7 Sr.: 14.3p, 4.0r, 6.0a, 3.0s last four games
Aliyyah Handford, G, 5-9 Fr.: 14.0p, 5.0r, 2.7a, 2.3s last three games
Briana Brown, G, 5-8 Jr.: Norwalk resident had career-high 19p vs. Providence
Amber Thompson, F, 6-2 Soph.: 7.0p, 7.6r last nine games
Mary Nwachukwu, F, 6-2 Jr.: Scored combined six points last seven games (3-of-13 FG)
Keylantra Langley, G, 5-9 Jr.: 4.2p, 3.6r last five games for former Lauralton Hall star from Bridgeport
STORY LINES
MOVING UP: Mosqueda-Lewis has made 154 career 3-pointers in 57 games (2.7). She has already risen to No. 11 in team history and is just seven shy of breaking into the Top 10. Diana Taurasi set the team record with 318 in 144 games.
FORGOTTEN NUMBER: The Huskies are looking to win 20 games for the 20th straight season. This accomplishment gets overlooked now in the high stakes world they reside.
FAN FAVORITE: Hartley grew up in North Babylon, N.Y., which is about 20 minutes from the St. John’s campus. She was trying to get her hands on 25 tickets this week to accommodate friends and family who want to attend the game.


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