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    No. 1 UConn vs. No. 8 Georgetown Postgame Notes

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    March 6, 2011

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    • No. 1 UConn came away with a 59-43 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas.

    • There were two ties in the first three minutes of the contest

    • With the scored knotted at seven at the 17:20 mark in the opening frame, UConn put together a 14-3 run in a span of 7:22 to take an 11-point lead at 21-10.

    • UConn held Georgetown without a field goal for a span of 7:53 in the first half as UConn extended its advantage to as much as 20 points in the frame.

    • At the half, the Huskies held a 37-17 advantage led by 12 points from freshman Stefanie Dolson.

    • Georgetown opened the second half with an 11-4 run, including an 8-0 surge before Dolson hit a free throw at the 14:07 mark.

    Stefanie Dolson scored six of UConn's first eight points of the second half.

    • UConn turned over the ball 21 times in the game as the Hoyas registered 16 points off those miscues.

    • Georgetown outscored the Huskies in the second half, 26-22.

    Maya Moore was held to a season-low six points as she shot 2-of-12 from the floor in today's game. Her previous low in a BIG EAST Championship contest was seven, which she tallied against Pittsburgh on March 10, 2008.

    • UConn improves to 40-6 all-time against Georgetown and has won 25 in-a-row as well as 38 of the last 40 contests against the Hoyas.

    Stefanie Dolson has registered double-figure points 13 times this season as she finished today's contest with a career-high 24 points.

    Tiffany Hayes has posted double-figure points in 60 career games, including 21 this season as she finished the game with 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting.

    Kelly Faris pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds for the third time in her career, while she finished with nine points and three blocked shots.

    • UConn improves to 30-1 on the year to mark its sixth straight season with 30 or more wins.

    • UConn has not lost in a BIG EAST Championship game since falling to Rutgers 55-47 in the tournament final in 2007.

    • UConn has not lost in its opening game of the BIG EAST Championship since its 71-56 to Boston College in 1988.