Friday kicks off the World Vision Classic in Storrs and Hartford. It's not quite the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas, but it's another test for the UConn women, who are fresh off their 10-point victory over No. 5 Stanford.
Next up: Farleigh Dickinson comes to Gampel at 7:30 Friday in a game that won't have quite the NCAA Tournament atmosphere of the Cardinal matchup, but will provide the Huskies an opportunity to improve on an underwhelming offensive effort against Stanford.
Save freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and sophomore Bria Hartley, who combined for 65 percent of UConn's points, there wasn't much in the way of scoring from the rest of a team quite capable of putting points on the board in bunches.
But coach Geno Auriemma considers it an opportunity to learn and grow, especially since the Huskies managed to win in the process.
“The key is, how do you beat a really good team when those [shots] don’t go in?” Auriemma said earlier in the week, according to the Hartford Cou...