Led by the inside-outside combination of Barbara Turner and Ann Strother, the Huskies (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) defeated Rutgers 67-51 Tuesday night to win the Big East tournament.
Jessica Moore had 14 points and 10 rebounds in only 20 minutes of play Sunday night and No. 14 Connecticut easily advanced to the semifinals of the Big East tournament with an 82-56 victory over Syracuse.
Boston College 51, Connecticut 48
Rutgers 76, Connecticut 62
Notre Dame snapped Connecticut's Big East home winning streak at 112 games Sunday, with Courtney LaVere scoring 14 points and anchoring a dominating inside game in the Fighting Irish's 65-59 victory.
Barbara Turner and Jessica Moore each scored 14 points to lead Connecticut (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) to a 64-47 win over Seton Hall.
Charde Houston scored a career-high 20 points and Jessica Moore added 19 to lead Connecticut to a 73-57 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Notre Dame, Boston College and Rutgers are hoping to end UConn's streak of 11 straight Big East titles.
Diana Taurasi's senior year hasn't gone as expected. But a third straight title is within reach.