Found November 15, 2011 on
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Sometimes games against a lesser opponent is what's needed for a team, especially one trying to find its identity after having Maya Moore for four years. It also allows UConn Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma to play different lineups to see what he's got in case it's ever needed.
That's exactly what Auriemma was able to do on Tuesday night against the Pacific Tigers.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis led six Huskies in double figures with 25 points in their 112-53 win over the Tigers in front of 6,067 at Gampel Pavilion on campus in Storrs, CT.
Ironically enough, Pacific was the last team UConn beat during their record 90 game winning streak that ended at Stanford last year. The Cardinal just happen to be UConn's next opponent.
KML rebounded from a poor shooting performance in her debut as she got her 25 points on 10-of-12 shooting including 5-of-6 from three point land. She also led the Huskies with seven rebounds. Bria Hartley had 18 points while freshman Brianna Bank...
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Even though she was the No. 1 draft pick by the Minnesota Lynx and won the WNBA Rookie of the Year and a WNBA Championship, Maya Moore is still apparently playing basketball for the UConn Huskies women's basketball team.
Just take a look below at the box score from Tuesday night's win over Pacific.
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Freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 25 points and Bria Hartley added 18 as No. 4 Connecticut extended its record home winning streak to 85 on Tuesday night with a 112-53 rout of Pacific.
Four other players scored in double figures for the Huskies (2-0), who have won 118 of their last 120 games at Gampel Pavilion.
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