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STORRS, Conn. – The top-ranked University of Connecticut women’s basketball team will round out the exhibition portion of its schedule when the Huskies square-off against Ashland on Sunday, November 5 at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. and the contest will be streamed live on UConnHuskies.com.
Ashland suffered one fewer loss than UConn last year, finishing 36-0 and defeating Virginia Union by a 93-77 score in the Division II National Championship Game.
The Huskies were recently tabbed as the top-ranked team by the Associated Press in its preseason poll. 2017-18 marks the 12th time UConn has earned the No. 1 ranking in the AP Preseason Poll.
UConn defeated Fort Hays State in its first exhibition tune-up on Wednesday, November 1. Senior guard Kia Nurse scored 19 points and was 7-10 from the field while Collier added 15 points and nine rebounds in 26-minutes of action.
Connecticut will open the 2017-18 regular season on Sunday, November 12 when the team travels to Columbus, Ohio to take on No. 10 Stanford. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. and the contest will be televised nationally on ESPN.