Stewart Chasing Down 1,000th Point

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Breanna Stewart’s place in UConn basketball history is on reserve. On Tuesday, the sophomore scored a career-high 37 points, shooting 15 of 17 from the field, to bring her within 77 points of becoming the 39th player in program history to score 1,000 points.
The game was the 58th of her career, meaning its likely she will reach the milestone quicker than every player in UConn history other than Maya Moore (55 games). Moore is UConn’s all-time leading scorer.
“Maya is a great player, if not the best player in women’s basketball right now,” Stewart said. It’s a great honor to be mentioned in the same conversation with her. But points don’t matter than much. Wins matter much more.”
Svetlana Abrosimova scored her 1,000th point in her 63rd game. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis did it in 64.
Moore’s career scoring average of 19.7 is also the highest in team history. Stewart, who has 10 games of 20-plus points this season, came into game averaging 15.6 in her career

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