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No. 2 Connecticut demolishes Oakland

Dec 20, 2012 - 2:16 AM Hartford, CT (Sports Network) - Bria Hartley stuffed the stat sheet on Wednesday, scoring a season-high 21 points to go with six rebounds, five steals and four assists as No. 2 Connecticut trounced Oakland, 97-25, at XL Center.

Breanna Stewart posted a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds, while Brianna Banks added 18 points and six boards for the Huskies (9-0). Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis donated 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting to go with nine rebounds in the victory.

Elizabeth Hamlet netted a team-high 14 points and grabbed four rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (5-6), who shot just 14.9 percent from the floor.

UConn scored the first 14 points of the game and essentially ran away with it from there as the Huskies led 61-12 at the half.

The Huskies shot an impressive 65.8 percent from the field, including 9-of-18 from three-point range, in the first half. Hartley led the way with 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting.

Oakland shot just 2-of-25 from the floor in the opening 20 minutes and turned the ball over 13 times.

UConn rolled through the second half, outscoring the Golden Grizzlies, 36-13 in the frame en route to the easy victory.