Undisputed No. 1

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No. 1 UConn totally decimated No. 2 North Carolina in a very lopsided game, the score being 88-58. Aside from the points, UConn also ruled the boards with 48, 19 of which are offensive. North Carolina, one of the better rebounding teams year after year after year, just got 28 boards (9 offensive).

Senior guard Renee Montgomery led the pack with 21 points on 8-17, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists. All-American Maya Moore took the backseat with 19 points and 12 rebounds (6 offensive) after pouring 40 points on the Syracuse Orange during their previous game. Tina Charles scored 17 and 12 (6 offensive). Kalana Greene had 15 and 3. Sophomore Lorin Dixon, who moved into the starting lineup following Caroline Doty’s ACL injury, 14 (5 of 5) points, 6 assists, and 8 rebounds.

Italee Lucas scored 15 points to lead UNC, while Rashanda McCants added 13.

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2009 UConn Season

…started with a win over Georgia Tech.

Super-Sophomore (and ESPN Pre-Season Player of the Year) Maya Moore tallied 20 points and 14 boards to help the Huskies pull away from the Yellow Jackets and emerge with a 82-71 season-opening win Sunday.

The game was tied at the half, and the Huskies led 65-62 with 6:55 to play. UConn closed the game on a 17-9 run.

Box Score

Connecticut
Name Min FG 3Pt FT Off Reb Ast TO Stl Blk PF Pts
M. Moore 39 7-17 0-4 6-8 5 14 6 5 2 2 3 20
T. Charles 28 7-9 0-0 1-2 4 8 1 3 2 3 3 15
C. Doty 31 3-10 1-6 6-6 1 3 0 0 1 1 1 13
R. Montgomery 40 5-14 2-8 3-4 0 2 5 6 4 0 2 15
K. Greene 26 5-5 0-0 1-2 2 3 6 1 3 0 2 11
T. Hayes 16 1-2 1-1 1-2 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 4
L. Dixon 11 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 2
K. McLaren 9 0-1 0-0 2-2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
Totals 200 29-59 4-19 20-26 14 33 20 19 12 6 15 8
UP NEXT
San Diego State Aztecs Nov 20 San Diego St., 7:00 pm EST

Last Meeting:

Dec 21, 2007, W 85-53

March Madness Na!

I decided to just put up a mini-update area at the upper-left part of this blog coz I haven’t mustered enough gana to post about basketball (something’s really wrong with me). And the past two UConn games have been hohumm so far. Errr, no, I’m not asking for a super-down-the-wire and heart-stopping game but please, a little more excitement naman.

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Fabulous Freshman Maya Moore is just awesome as always. 17Pts-8Rebs-3Asts-1Blk during the Cornell game and 24-and-12 on 10 for 15 shooting, 4 of 6 from downtown during the game against the Texas Longhorns.

Montgomery, Charles, and everybody else — wooohooo!

McLaren is a pretty sweet passer for a post player.

Charde Houston continues to perform since she was named Big East Tourney Player of the Year (or MVP, whatever).

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OMG, I’m so excited na sa WNBA. Bball time! Woohoo! Ang saya naman kasi ng Bird – Swoopes – Cash – Jackson na team no!

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And oh — another OMG. Sana tumuloy-tuloy na ang Huskies to the Final Four and beyoooooooond!