Jefferson leads No. 1 UConn in rout of Memphis, 86-46
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Moriah Jefferson matched her season-high with 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 11 points and eight rebounds and top-ranked UConn beat Memphis 86-46 on Wednesday night.
The Huskies (15-0, 5-0 American Athletic Conference) led by double-digits about 7 minutes in and never trailed.
Katie Lou Samuelson matched Stewart's 11 points and Napheesa Collier had 10. Jefferson was 7 of 8 from the field and 3 of 4 outside the arc.
Ariel Hearn, Mooriah Rowser and Brea Elmore led Memphis (9-8, 3-3) with 12 points each, although Hearn was slowed by foul trouble in the first half.
Memphis struggled controlling the ball throughout, committing 26 turnovers, leading to 33 UConn points.