Halftime: No. 3 UConn 56, Providence 29

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has 13 points and five rebounds to lead UConn. Stefanie Dolson has 10 points, while Kelly Faris (four rebounds, four assists) has eight points.

The Huskies made seven of their first eight shots during a game-opening 21-5 run. They led by 20 with 13:21 left in the half (28-8).

UConn is shooting 66.7 percent from the field (18-of-27) and is 15-of-16 from the free throw line.

Tori Rule has 11 points (3-of-6 3-pointers) to lead Providence.