Top-Ranked UConn Tops UW in Caribbean Classic
Dec. 18, 2008
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Tina Charles scored 29 points in a nearly flawless shooting performance, leading No. 1 Connecticut to a 109-51 win over Washington at the Caribbean Classic on Thursday.
Charles made her first 12 shots and finished 13-of-15 from the field for her second consecutive 20-point game.
UConn sophomore Maya Moore added 23 points and 14 rebounds, wrapping up her fourth double-double of the season by halftime. Freshman Tiffany Hayes also scored 13 for the Huskies (7-0).
For Washington, sophomore Sara Mosiman scored 11 points to lead the team while Laura McLellan added ten. As a team, the Huskies only shot 26 percent from the floor but were 20-of-27 from the free throw line.
Washington (3-4) has lost all three of its meetings with UConn. Each time, the Huskies have been undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation.