12:00 PM ET, March 27, 2011
Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Huskies continue march toward 3rd straight title with rally past Georgetown
PHILADELPHIA -- Georgetown knows all about Maya Moore and Connecticut's rich postseason history, and the Hoyas were determined to rock the bracket with one of the NCAA tournament's biggest upsets ever.Backed into a corner, Moore got some help from fellow senior Lorin Dixon and the Huskies responded.Moore had 23 points and 14 rebounds, leading Connecticut to a 68-63 victory after the Hoyas led by seven in the second half of their regional semifinal Sunday.
Hays: More Than Moore
In rallying past Georgetown, Connecticut showed that it's more than just Maya Moore, ESPN.com's Graham Hays writes. Story
• Connecticut battled back from a seven-point second-half deficit -- the largest it's overcome this season -- to advance to its sixth straight Elite 8.
• Georgetown was 7-14 from 3-point range in the first half, but shot just 3-12 from behind the arc in the second half.
• Maya Moore led all scorers with 23 points and added 14 rebounds for her 49th career double-double.
• UConn finished the game on a 22-10 run to eliminate the Hoyas.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-62 (.387)||24-62 (.387)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-27 (.370)||8-24 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-10 (.500)||12-17 (.706)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||10 (0/0)|