NCAA ACCtion: Duke Falls To Top-Ranked UConn, 75-40, in Regional Final
March 29, 2011
PHILADELPHIA - Make it one more Final Four for Maya Moore and Connecticut.
Moore had 28 points, including the 3,000th of her career, to lead top-seed UConn to a 75-40 win over Duke on Tuesday night.
On Tuesday night, UConn got off to another quick start tallying 10 of the first 12 points. But this time Duke survived the early flurry, rallying back behind Shay Selby and Jasmine Thomas.
Selby's back-to-back 3-pointers cut the deficit to 17-14 midway through the half. Duke still trailed by three before UConn threw the knockout punch.
Thomas finished her stellar career at Duke with an off-game. The senior guard had 17 points to lead Duke, but was just 7 for 22 from the field.
The Blue Devils were trying to complete a sweep of the top two teams in the Big East conference. Duke knocked off DePaul 70-63 in the regional semifinals.