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Moore, Connecticut blow past Marquette

Feb 21, 2008 - 4:58 AM STORRS, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Freshman Maya Moore scored 31 points and Tina Charles added 23 and 10 rebounds as top-ranked Connecticut cruised to a 95-63 victory over Marquette in Big East Conference action on Wednesday.

Renee Montgomery chipped in 16 points for the Huskies, who used an 18-0 burst to take a 42-11 lead with 7:21 left in the first half.

Connecticut (25-1, 12-1 Big East), which outscored Marquette 52-24 in the paint, led 60-22 at the intermission and was never threatened in the second half.

The Huskies also shot 69 percent (25-of-36) over the opening 20 minutes, compared to just 27 percent (10-of-37) for Marquette.

Angel Robinson scored 22 points to pace the Golden Eagles (14-12, 6-7), who committed 23 turnovers and shot 30 percent (22-of-73) from the field.






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