No. 5 UConn dominates DePaul, 94-51, to increase successful streak to 11 video games

Jan 23, 2023; Storrs, Connecticut, US; UConn Huskies forward Aaliyah Edwards (3) drives the ball against DePaul Blue Demons guard Darrione Rogers (21) in the first half at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion.

Jan 23, 2023; Storrs, Connecticut, US; UConn Huskies ahead Aaliyah Edwards (3) drives the ball in opposition to DePaul Blue Demons guard Darrione Rogers (21) within the first half at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. / David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports activities

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Aaliyah Edwards had 23 factors and 10 rebounds, main No. 5 UConn to its eleventh straight win, a 94-51 rout of DePaul on Monday night time.

Lou Lopez Senechal scored 20 factors and Dorka Juhasz had 19 for the Huskies (18-2, 11-0 Massive East), who remained undefeated in convention play. Aubrey Griffin registered her fourth double-double of the season, scoring 18 factors and grabbing 11 rebounds.

Edwards had 15 factors within the first half and UConn led by 17 at halftime. The Huskies used a 19-0 run within the third quarter to place away the sport.

The Huskies outscored DePaul 58-18 within the paint and outrebounded the Blue Demons 59-32.

Edwards additionally gained the person battle between two of the nation’s high submit gamers, outscoring Aneesah Morrow, who led the Blue Demons with 20 factors and 12 rebounds. It was her seventeenth double-double this season and eighth in a row.

DePaul (11-10, 4-6) has misplaced three in a row and 6 of its final seven.

The sport was presupposed to be performed on Jan. 8, however needed to be postponed after accidents left UConn with solely six wholesome scholarship gamers, one beneath the quantity required by the Massive East.

The Huskies had eight obtainable gamers Monday. Ayanna Patterson, who missed 4 video games after struggling a concussion at Xavier on Jan. 5, returned within the third quarter. She performed 13 minutes and scored six factors.


DePaul: UConn wasn’t the one group with harm points. DePaul starter Jorie Allen returned after lacking Saturday’s sport in opposition to St. John’s with an undisclosed harm. She performed simply quarter-hour and scored three factors. Guard Keke Rimmer missed her second straight sport. The Blue Demons had already misplaced guard Jade Edwards for the season to a knee harm in November.

UConn: The Huskies are getting some assist, a minimum of on the follow court docket. Egyptian Jana El Alfy has enrolled early on the college. The 2023 signee will put on No. 24 and follow with the group this semester, although the varsity says she shouldn’t be anticipated to play in any video games this season.


DePaul: Has one other sport on the East Coast, touring to New Jersey to tackle Seton Corridor on Saturday.

UConn: The Huskies head to Knoxville for a Thursday rivalry sport in opposition to Tennessee.

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