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Highlights - UConn WBB crushes Syracuse

Top takeaways from the Huskies’ victory over the Orange.

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Welcome to Highlights, an abbreviated version of The Fast Break that quickly reviews what went on during UConn’s biggest wins so you can catch up on the Huskies without the need to carve out time in your calendar. We hope you enjoy this edition of Highlights and look forward to celebrating another UConn victory with you again soon!

Final Score & More

Review the game’s end result along with a tasty tidbit or two

NCAA Tournament Second Round: UConn 83, Syracuse 47

  • UConn advances to their 27th consecutive Sweet Sixteen with the win
  • Geno celebrated his 67th birthday with a special pregame serenade:

Play of the Day

Watch the Huskies’ top highlight from the win

When you’re Christyn Williams, the bank is always open:

Fine Line

See which UConn player stuffed the stat sheet

Aaliyah Edwards and Paige Bueckers both had 5 rebounds and 4 assists against the Orange, with Edwards adding 19 points and Bueckers dropping 20. Despite having one-less point than her All-American teammate, Edwards gets the nod over Bueckers thanks to her perfect 5-for-5 night from the field.

Slick Pic

View the best photo from the Huskies’ victory

Print it, frame it, and hang it in the MoMA:

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Read the most memorable remark from the game

“I know everybody’s gonna be really happy to have him here tomorrow. I say that now but maybe – like, he gets here at noon, I think by five I might regret saying that.”

- Chris Dailey (on Geno Auriemma’s imminent return to the team)

On Deck

Find out who and when the Huskies play next

UConn will face Iowa in the Sweet Sixteen on Saturday, Mar. 27 @ 1 p.m. The game will be televised on ABC and will feature a highly-anticipated showdown between two phenomenal freshmen in UConn’s Paige Bueckers and Iowa’s Caitlin Clark:

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