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:
Happy Birthday, Coach! pic.twitter.com/JiRScMUq1J— UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 23, 2021
Play of the Day
Watch the Huskies’ top highlight from the win
When you’re Christyn Williams, the bank is always open:
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.
View the best photo from the Huskies’ victory
Print it, frame it, and hang it in the MoMA:
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)
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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