It was a scene eerily reminiscent of the old Big East days. The UConn Huskies and Rutgers Scarlet Knights women’s basketball teams doing battle on the court.
But like the Big East days of yesteryear, the end result was pretty much the same.
Behind an NCAA Tournament career-high of 23 points from Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the UConn Huskies beat Rutgers 91-55 to advance to the Sweet 16.
UConn (34-1) will head to Albany, NY to take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday at 12 p.m. Rutgers finishes their season at 23-10.
Moriah Jefferson had 19 points and five assists while Morgan Tuck had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Gabby Williams came of the bench to add a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Tyler Scaife led Rutgers with 16 points. Both Betnijah Laney and Kahleah Cooper had 11 points while Ariel Butts led them with six rebounds along with her five points.