No. 3 UConn women win 98th in a row at home

DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Published:

STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Stefanie Dolson scored 16 points, Tiffany Hayes had 14 and No. 3 Connecticut beat 13th-ranked Rutgers 66-34 on Saturday night for its 98th consecutive home victory.

The Huskies (21-2, 9-1 Big East) grabbed control with a 17-0 run midway through the first half. Hayes got the run started with eight straight points. Then Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis took over, hitting three straight 3-pointers. All three of the freshman's shots barely even moved the net.

Rutgers (17-6, 6-4) scored seven straight to cut it to 10, but UConn closed the half with 14 of the final 18 points to lead 37-19 at the break.

Monique Oliver scored 15 points for the Scarlet Knights, who could only get within 16 in the second half.