No. 3 Connecticut 89, Seton Hall 59
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) _ Nykesha Sales scored 25 points and Amy Duran added 22 as No. 3 Connecticut rolled to an 89-59 victory over Seton Hall on Thursday.
The win was the sixth in a row for UConn (17-1, 8-0 Big East). Seton Hall (3-13, 1-7) has lost 10 of its last 11.
The Huskies scored the first 12 points of the game as Sales and Paige Sauer scored six points apiece in the run.
Seton Hall fell behind 19-4 but pulled within 26-18 on Danielle Golay’s layup at the 10:33 mark.
But UConn outscored the Pirates 26-8 over the remainder of the first half to lead 52-26. Connecticut outscored Seton Hall 17-2 to open the second half and led 69-28 with 14:38 left.
Sauer finished with 10 points for UConn while Golay led Seton Hall with 22.