The University of Connecticut's women's basketball team thoroughly dominated Syracuse on Monday night, 94-64, to reach its 24th consecutive NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. It's all become very routine for the Huskies — another blowout win for the dynasty that has now won a record 109 consecutive basketball games. But Monday night's win over Syracuse was different: it left even head coach Geno Auriemma speechless. The reason? Not so much the win itself, but the team's style of hoops that resulted in a staggering 30 assists on 33 baskets. In their first tournament game, a rout against 16-seed Albany, the Huskies managed an equally impressive 34 assists of 43 baskets, giving them a program-record 64
March 22, 2017 MIAMI – The DePaul women’s tennis team earned its eighth win of the season after sweeping St. Thomas University 7-0 in Miami on Wednesday afternoon. DePaul (8-6) now boasts a four-match win streak with its victory over the Bobcats. In doubles, Patricia Lancranjan and Keisha Clousing defeated Cynthia Diaz and Naomi Maehama 8-1 at No. 2. Yuliya Shupenia and Ana Vladutu at No. 1 and Florence Abbott and Aspasia Avgeri at No. 3 clinched victories with a 8-2 mark each over their opponents. Shupenia and Vladutu defeated Ksenia and Victoria Slavina, while Abbott and Avgeri bested Cassandra Lemieux and Marine Uyttenhove. In singles action, Clousing notched a 6-1, 6-1 finish at No. 2 over
"It was my decision, and the coaches' decision, to have me redshirt," Burt said after Wednesday's spring practice. "We talked about it and thought it would be best for me, and it ended up being a good thing. I've gotten stronger and faster, and grown as a person as well." Recruited as a defensive back out of Brigham City's Box Elder High, the 6-foot-1, 205-pound Burt was moved to running back in fall camp back in 2015. He finished with 14 carries for 86 yards and also returned some kickoffs. He participated with BYU's indoor track team this past winter, improving his burst and his speed. "I felt like I had a pretty good year my freshman year, but I wanted to get faster, trim a little weight,"