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Women’s Basketball Falls Hard to UConn, 82-38

Snaps Four-Game Winning Streak

NCAA Womens Basketball: Cincinnati at Connecticut David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team fell to 9-6 overall and 1-1 in the American last evening, dropping an 82-38 decision to perennial national powers UConn.

Before a full house in Storrs, the Huskies jumped out to a 17-0 lead from which Cincinnati never recovered.

Junior guard Antoinette Miller led the way for Cincinnati, posting 16 points in her top scoring performance of the season.

All-American Katie Lou Samuelson topped the box score for UConn, posting a 23-point, 10-rebound double-double.

With the defeat, Cincinnati fell to 0-20 all time against the Huskies.

Cincinnati returns to action on Sunday, heading down to Orlando for a matchup with emerging national power UCF. Check back with Down the Drive for full coverage of the contest.