No. 3 UCONN WOMEN at CINCINNATI
Site: Fifth Third Arena
Time: 8 p.m.
TV: SNY (Andrew Catalon, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 7-0
Last meeting: UConn, 80-37, Jan. 19, 2012, Gampel Pavilion
Streaks: UConn W5, Cincinnati L5
UCONN (17-1, 4-1)
5 CAROLINE DOTY, G, 5-10, Sr., 4.0 –Just two free throws in 320 minutes
14 BRIA HARTLEY, G, 5-7, Jr., 8.7 – Shooting percentage just 41.3 from field
31 STEFANIE DOLSON, C, 6-5, Jr., 13.3 – Reigning Big East Player of the Week
34 KELLY FARIS, G, 5-11, Sr., 10.8 – Auriemma called her Duke performance “epic”
13 BRIANNA BANKS, G, 5-9, So., 7.8 – Has doubled her point production from last season
23 KALEENA MOSQUEDA-LEWIS, F, 6-0, So., 17.3 – Shooting 41.8 percent (147 of 352) from three in her career
3 MORIAH JEFFERSON, G, 5-7, Fr., 3.8 – Has 32 assists and 24 steals.
30 BREANNA STEWART, F, 6-3, Fr., 14.8 – Leading UConn with .67 points per minute
CINCINNAT1 (8-10, 0-5)
10 KAYLA COOK, G, 5-10, Jr., 4.6 – Shooting 35.1 percent from the floor
11 TIFFANY TURNER, F, 6-1, Jr., 7.6 – Leads team in rebounding (7.4), blocks (24)
12 ALEYSHA LOVETT, G, 6-0, So., 7.3 – Shooting 29.3 percent from the field
31 DAYEESHA HOLLINS, G, 5-6, Sr., 16.3 – Tied for lead in assists (36), top team in steals (26).
33 JEANISE RANDOLPH, F, 6-2, Jr., 6.8 – Has played only six games because of knee sprain
15 ALEXIS DURLEY, G, 5-8, Fr., 5.2 – Has made 10 starts for the Bearcats
4 LESHA DUNN, C, 6-4, Sr., 7.7 – Has 15 blocks, averaging 6.2 rebounds
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
Cincinnati coach Jamelle Elliott, the former UConn player and assistant coach, was given a three-year contract extension last July through the 2017-18
Faris on fire
The UConn guard, coming off perhaps the best game in her career Monday against Duke (18 points, 12 rebounds, six assists) is just 95 points shy of becoming UConn’s 37th 1,000-point scorer. Mosqueda-Lewis is 137 short.
Leading the pack
Dolson is third nationally in field goal percentage (60.0). The Huskies are leading the nation by averaging nine three-pointers a game. Mosqueda-Lewis is second nationally in three-point shooting percentage (49 percent) to Penn State’s Maggie Lucas (53.1). Faris needs on steal to pass Shea Ralph (252) into seventh place all-time among UConn steal leaders).
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