No. 1 UConn women vs. No. 9 St. Joseph's
WHEN: Tuesday, 7
WHAT: NCAA tournament second round, Lincoln Regional
WHERE: Gampel Pavilion, Storrs (10,167)
RECORDS: UConn 35-0, St. Joseph's 23-9
ON THE AIR: ESPNU (Dave O'Brien and Debbie Antonelli); WTIC-AM 1080 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
UP NEXT: NCAA regional semifinals Saturday vs. Nebraska/BYU-winner at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Neb. (TBA)
SWEET STREAK?: The Huskies have advanced to the NCAA regional semifinals in 20 straight seasons dating to a 74-71 loss to Louisville in the first round in 1993. Stanford holds the second longest active streak with seven straight appearances.
FOR STARTERS: Senior Stefanie Dolson will tie Renee Montgomery for the team record tonight when she makes her 148th career start for the Huskies. She has missed just one game in her career -- at St. John's Feb. 2, 2013 (illness).
CONSISTENT: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has reached double figures in scoring in all 12 career games in the NCAA tournament for the Huskies (17.0).
DISHING IT OUT: Saint Joseph's junior guard Natasha Cloud is ranked second nationally in assists (7.6). She has more assists this season than three teams -- Wofford (220), Morgan St. (226) and Alcorn St. (192). And with 237 assists, she needs five to set the team single-season mark. Angela Zampella had 241 in 1999-00.
IRON WOMAN: Senior guard Erin Shields has played in a team-record 129 games for St. Joseph's. She is also ranked 10th all-time in team history in scoring (1,331) and assists (364), second in made 3-pointers (252) and sixth in three-point shooting percentage (.376).
ALL IN THE FAMILY: Shields and her mother, Renie (1978-82) have formed one of the best mother-daughter pairs in the history of the sport. They are ranked second all-time in scoring with 2,240 combined points (932 for Renie), trailing only the Pittsburgh duo of Jennifer (Scott) Bruce and daughter Shayla (3,291 points). Read Full Article
-- RICH ELLIOTT