Top takeaways from the Huskies’ expert handling of the Hawkeyes.
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Final Score & More
Review the game’s end result along with a tasty tidbit or two
NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: UConn 92, Iowa 72
- UConn advances to their 15th consecutive Elite 8 with the win
- The Huskies’ offense put on a show against the Hawkeyes:
The standard-setter in women’s basketball put up an outstanding offensive display today. UConn tallied 30 assists on 40 field goals. Evina Westbrook and Paige Bueckers combined: 35 points, 18 assists, 18 rebounds. The Huskies are complete – and keep getting better.
— John Fanta (@John_Fanta) March 27, 2021
Play of the Day
Watch the Huskies’ top highlight from the win
This three-ball helped the Huskies build an early lead and contributed to Evina Westbrook’s special night where she joined the 1,000 point club:
Evina Westbrook opened the game by going 3-for-3 with 8 points
What a first quarter.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 27, 2021
See which UConn player stuffed the stat sheet
Christyn Williams edged out some stiff competition to earn the honor after she led all scorers with 27 points on 12-of-23 shooting, while also adding four rebounds, two assists, and strong defense against Iowa’s Caitlin Clark. Paige Bueckers (18 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists), Aaliyah Edwards (18 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists), and Evina Westbrook (17 points, 9 rebounds, 10 assists) also played a major role in the Huskies’ victory over the Hawkeyes, earning each of them a well-deserved honorable mention.
View the best photo from the Huskies’ victory
Pure emotion overtook the Huskies after they punched their ticket to the Elite 8:
Read the most memorable remark from the game
“Whatever five is on the court, we have five killers on the court who can score, facilitate, pass, rebound, (play) crazy defense.”
– Evina Westbrook (on team’s talent and depth)
Find out who and when the Huskies play next
UConn will face Baylor in the Elite Eight on Monday, Mar. 29 @ 7 p.m.; the game will be televised on ESPN and pit two of women’s college basketball’s best coaches against one another in UConn’s Geno Auriemma and Baylor’s Kim Mulkey
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