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Moore's 25 points lead Connecticut past West Virginia

Jan 10, 2008 - 3:16 AM STORRS, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Freshman Maya Moore scored 25 points as No. 1 Connecticut posted an 84-48 Big East Conference rout of No. 16 West Virginia on Wednesday.

Tina Charles had 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Mel Thomas scored 14 for the Huskies (14-0, 2-0 Big East), who have defeated the Mountaineers 19 straight times by an average margin of 30.0 points.

Moore, who connected on 9-of-17 from the floor, also drilled four 3-pointers for Connecticut, which is 22-4 all-time in conference home openers and has won its last 20 straight. The Huskies shot 53 percent (32-of-60).

Olayinka Sanni scored 12 points and Sparkle Davis added 11 for West Virginia (11-3, 1-1), which shot just 31 percent (17-of-55) and hasn't beaten the Huskies since January 22, 1982.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    WEST VIRGINIA (16) 21 27 48
    CONNECTICUT (1) 43 41 84 FINAL

    Jan 9 9:14 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    (16) WEST VIRGINIA 21
    (1) CONNECTICUT 43 HALFTIME

    Jan 9 8:17 PM
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    RUWTbot Added 41 roots (Ranked Teams)

    West Virginia(16) vs. Connecticut(1)Jan 9 7:36 PM