Game day and updates: UConn at Notre Dame

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No. 3 UConn women at No. 2 Notre Dame
WHEN: Tonight, 7
WHERE: Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, Ind. (9,149)
RECORDS: UConn 27-2, 14-1 Big East; Notre Dame 27-1, 15-0
ON THE AIR: ESPN2 (Pam Ward and Rebecca Lobo); WTIC-AM 1080 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
UP NEXT: Big East tournament quarterfinals Sunday at XL Center, TBA (ESPNU)

STORY LINES
CHAMPIONSHIP POINT:
The Huskies need a win to earn a share of their 20th Big East regular season championship and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. The Irish are looking for their second straight outright championship.
ONE-SIDED: This will be the 13th meeting between the teams since Jan. 16, 2010. The Irish have dominated the series lately, winning twice in the NCAA national semifinals and five of the last six games overall.
LINE WORK: Over the last six games against UConn, the Irish are 98-of-134 at the free throw line. The Huskies are 61-90.

LINEUPS

UCONN

  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, F, 6-0 Soph.: 23.8p, 9.8r, 2.8a last four games
  • Stefanie Dolson, C, 6-5 Jr.: 18.5p, 8.5r, 3.5a, 2.0b last two games vs. Notre Dame
  • Breanna Stewart, G, 6-4 Fr.: 9.9p, 5.9r in 10 road games this season
  • Kelly Faris, G, 5-11 Sr.: 10.6p, 5.6r, 5.0a, 3.2s in nine games vs. ranked teams this season
  • Bria Hartley, G, 5-7 Jr.: 4.3p (4-of-27 FG), 4.3r, 4.3a last three games
  • Morgan Tuck, F, 6-2 Fr.: 6p, 3r, 4a in 17 minutes in first career start at South Florida
  • Caroline Doty, G, 5-10 Sr.: Scoreless (0-of-8 FG) in 82 minutes last four games vs. Notre Dame
  • Moriah Jefferson, G, 5-7 Fr.: 3.5p, 2.3r, 1.5a in 18.8 minutes last four games
  • Kiah Stokes, C, 6-3 Soph.: 6p, 4r, 2a, 3b in 10 minutes at South Florida

NOTRE DAME

  • Skylar Diggins, G, 5-9 Sr.: 20.7p, 3.8r, 3.8a, 3.0s last six games vs. UConn
  • Kayla McBride, G, 5-11 Jr.: 24.5p (19-of-35 FG), 5.5r last two games
  • Natalie Achonwa, F, 6-3 Jr.: 15.4p, 10.0r, 3.0a last seven games
  • Jewell Loyd, G, 5-10 Fr.: DNP at Providence Saturday (concussion-like symptoms)
  • Ariel Braker, F, 6-1 Jr.: 1.3p, 5.0r, 1.7s last three games
  • Markisha Wright, F, 6-2 Soph.: 3.3p, 5.3r last three games
  • Madison Cable, G, 5-10 Soph.: 2.7p, 3.0r last seven games
  • Kaila Turner, G, 5-8 Sr.: 6.3p, 2.7a last three games
  • Michaela Mabrey, G, 5-10 Fr.: 11p vs. UConn Jan. 5; 2.9p last 14 games
  • Whitney Holloway, G, 5-4 Soph.: 5.7p, 1.7r last three games

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