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Duke falls hard to Moore, UConn in second half

Posted by on Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 8:58 PM

Duke put up a pretty good fight for nearly a half, but once again Maya Moore and Connecticut were just too much.

Duke guard Jasmine Thomas
Moore finished with 28 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high seven steals, leading the top-ranked and two-time defending NCAA Women’s Champion Huskies to a 75-40 romp over the No. 6 Blue Devils in the championship game of the Philadelphia Regional.

Connecticut (36-1) advanced to a Final Four game against Notre Dame on Sunday in Indianapolis, while the Blue Devils finished 32-4.

Connecticut had won the teams’ regular-season meeting 87-51 on Jan. 31 in Storrs. This time Duke trailed only 30-20 at halftime, but the Huskies turned it into a blowout in the second half.

Jasmine Thomas, the second-team All-American playing in her final game as a Blue Devil, finished with 17 points. Senior forward Karima Christmas added six points and Shay Selby six for Duke.

Connecticut had four players in double figures as Bria Hartley added 14 points, Stefanie Dolson 12 and Tiffany Hayes 11.

The Huskies shot 59.3 percent to Duke’s 25.4 and won the rebound battle 36-24.

UConn will visit Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium next season.

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