Huskies freshman Breanna Stewart played more like a senior, with 21 points and three blocked shots. The game itself was decided in the final 10 minutes of the first half, when UConn went on a 26-3 run.
Connecticut's Stefanie Dolson has been bothered by various injuries and did not practice Sunday. The 6-foot-5 junior center vows she'll be on the court when the Huskies face Kentucky with a Final Four berth on the line.
For the second straight NCAA tournament, Kentucky will face off against Connecticut for a spot in the Final Four. But this time around, the Wildcats are confident the end result will be much different.
Kentucky doesn't keep its game plan under wraps. On the cover of the team's media guide are the words "40 minutes" -- as in, the Wildcats aim to bring pressure for the entire game. Dayton will try and keep up in the second round on Tuesday.
The Flyers felt a bit underappreciated after finishing 27-2 and being given a No. 7 seed by the NCAA selection committee. Even worse, they had to face St. John's on the Red Storm's home court in the first round.