Found December 06, 2012 on
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For the second time this season, the No. 2/2 UConn Huskies women's basketball experienced something very rare. They fell behind in a game plus they received their second straight challenge from an opponent.
That's what happens though when you play a nationally-ranked team in the No. 10/10 Penn State Lady Lions.
Penn State closed but the Huskies used a 20-5 run in the second to pull out a hard fought 67-52 win in front of 8,072 at Gampel Pavilion on Thursday night.
UConn improves to 8-0 while the Lady Lions fall to 6-2.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, who cleared for the game after suffering a thigh contusion in the Maryland win, returned with a vengeance. She led the Huskies with 25 points and had five rebounds and four steals before fouling out late in the game.
Brianna Banks improved play continued on Thursday as she was the only other member of the Huskies in double figures with 10 points. Breanna Stewart led UConn with seven rebounds to go along with her seve...
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Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez let the cat out of the bag about the reasoning behind the Big Ten's recent admission of Maryland and Rutgers to its ranks. The move was apparently made to add two schools with dubious on-the-field success in order to keep Penn State from jumping ship to another conference.
"Speaking Friday to the Wisconsin athletic board...
Safe to say most Big Ten fans didn't see this little twist coming in the conference realignment saga, but adding Maryland and Rutgers wasn't just about adding TV money, it was about making sure Penn State didn't bolt the conference. Say what? Yes, you just read those words correctly.
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No. 2 UConn 67, No. 10 Penn St. 52. Updates. With AP Photos. By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a season-high 25 points and No. 2 Connecticut pulled away in the second half to beat No. 10 Penn State 67-52 on Thursday night.
Brianna Banks added 10 points for the Huskies (8-0), who won their fourth game this season against a ranked opponent and their...
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The Connecticut women needed a second-half surge to get past No. 10 Penn State Thursday night.