Since losing last month, Geno Auriemma has challenged his players to step up and fill the void left in Storrs by graduation. In a victory at Notre Dame on Saturday, Morgan Tuck and Kiah Stokes answered the call.
The top team in the country stumbled at Stanford. What did the loss teach us about No. 1 Connecticut?
The game was a blowout, a 61-35 shellacking of No. 1 Stanford, but UConn coach Geno Auriemma and Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer learned plenty about their teams.
For the third time in four years, Stanford and Connecticut clash in a battle of the top two ranked teams in the country.
They're just getting started, but players such as Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Elizabeth Williams and Ariel Massengale are having a big impact already.