Connecticut Women Basketball vs Oklahoma November 8, 2008

Photographs of the game

``I thought Connecticut was fabulous,'' Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale said. ``And I told Geno (Auriemma) after the game, `If you play like that and shoot like that you might win the men's national championship.' They shot the ball extraordinarily well. We didn't contest well. We gave them too many open 3s. There were times when we looked silly.'' Coach Coale summed up the game pretty well with that statement. It really was a team effort with Renee Montgomery having a career-highs of 30 points and 13 assists and keying a dominating second-half run to lead UConn to a 106-78 victory before 9,688 at Gampel Pavilion. Three players had double-doubles for the Huskies, who shot 54.5 percent from the field and made 12 of 23 3-pointer attempts. The Connecticut Women (5-0) led by as many as 22 points in the first half. Oklahoma closed to within 61-53 on a 3-pointer by Amanda Thompson with 15:11 left in the game, but UConn answered with a 22-6 run. Maya Moore added 27 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for the Huskies in her third double-double this season. Freshman Caroline Doty finished with 18 points on a team single-game record 6-of-6 from 3-point range. Tina Charles had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. It wasn't as if Oklahoma played poorly - the Huskies just completely dominated this game.

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