Tuesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Feb. 4, 2014
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Bria Hartley scored 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 20 to lead UConn to its 30th straight win, a 102-41 rout of SMU on Tuesday night.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 16 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out seven assists as all five starters reached double figures for UConn (24-0, 11-0 American Athletic Conference).
Stefanie Dolson had 16 points, 11 rebounds and five of UConn's 14 blocked shots. Moriah Jefferson had 14 points and five assists.
Keena Mays, the conference's top scorer had 20 points to lead SMU (14-8, 5-6), which lost for the first time in four games. But she hit just three of her 12 shots in the first half, when UConn put the game away.
UConn opened the game with 19-0 run and led by 37 at halftime.
No. 4 LOUISVILE 74, CENTRAL FLORIDA 59
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Asia Taylor's double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds led a balanced Louisville scoring effort as the Cardinals downed Central Florida.
Sara Hammond had 14 points, Shoni Schimmel 11 and Emmanuel Henderson 10 for the Cardinals (23-1 overall, 11-0 American Athletic Conference), who face top ranked UConn on Sunday.
The Cardinals finally pulled away when Schimmel and Hammond combined for 10 points on a 15-3 run that gave Louisville a 58-38 lead on Taylor's 3-pointer with 12 minutes to play.
UCF (9-13, 2-9) got as close as 63-53 on a Andrea Hines three-pointer with 5:31 left, but could come no closer.
Henderson, a freshman, did all her scoring in eight minutes in the first half as the Cardinals took a 44-33 halftime lead.
Sara Djassi led the Knights with 12 points.
No. 11 ARIZONA STATE 60, ARIZONA 36
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Katie Hempen scored nine of her 11 points in the second half and No. 11 Arizona State rode a second-half surge to a 60-36 win over Arizona.
With the score tied at 26, Arizona State (20-3, 9-2 Pacific-12 Conference) opened the second half with a 12-2 run and led 38-28, forcing an Arizona timeout, then ripped runs of 8-0 and 14-0 to lead by 26.
Deja Mann and Joy Burke scored eight apiece for the Sun Devils, who will face Arizona (4-18, 0-11) again on Sunday.
Adrianne Thomas put the Sun Devils on top with a layup, but Arizona took charge on a 7-0 run capped by a layup by Breanna Workman and led 18-8. ASU's Mann and Elisha Davis each hit treys in an 8-0 run that tied the score at 26 at halftime.
Kama Griffits led Arizona with 10 points and LaBrittney Jones grabbed nine rebounds.
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