SCOUTING THE HUSKIES
UConn enters Saturday’s game with a 14-0 overall record and a 4-0 mark in American Athletic Conference play after defeating UCF, 80-44, on Tuesday. The Huskies are currently riding a 100-game regular season winning streak.
The Huskies shoot 53.1 percent from the field and 39.6 from beyond the 3-point line, leading to 90.5 points per game. Conversely, UConn holds opponents to a 33.7 percent mark overall and just 28.7 percent from deep while limiting opponents to 56.0 points per contest.
UConn has six players that average double figures including 18.0 from Katie Lou Samuelson, who paces the squad. Napheesa Collier averages 15.5 points per contest, while Kia Nurse adds 15.0, and Azura Steven scores 14.0 while primarily coming off the bench. Crystal Dangerfield and Gabby Williams round out the points leaders for the Huskies with 12.0 and 11.1 points per game, respectively.
Stevens also paces the Huskies on the glass, pulling down 8.9 rebounds per game.