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    导出博客文章STORRS, Conn. Don Mattingly Jersey . -- No. 2 UConn was expected to be tested against No. 15 DePaul, the first of five ranked teams it will face this month.It quickly became clear that the Huskies had all the answers Thursday night.Kia Nurse scored a career-high 33 points and UConn routed the Blue Demons 91-46 for its 81st straight victory.Napheesa Collier added 18 points, and Katie Lou Samuelson had 16.Kelly Campbell had 10 points to lead DePaul (5-2).The Blue Demons missed their first eight shots and were held to a single free throw for nearly 6 minutes to start the game. UConn (6-0), which has won 53 straight at home, hit its first nine shots, most of them on the break, and jumped out to a 22-1 lead.By the end of the quarter, UConn led 37-6.We played with a little bit more of a purpose defensively and that got us off and running, coach Geno Auriemma said. We created a lot of easy shots for ourselves.Nurse, who hadnt scored more than 15 points this season, made three quick layups and had 19 points after 10 minutes. She hit 12 of her 16 shots, including her first nine and was 6 of 9 from 3-point range.She didnt miss until a corner 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer, when she had already eclipsed her previous career high with 24 points.I came into this game and said I was going to do the little things that I was good at and running the floor is one of those things, Nurse said. To get out in transition and have that work out the first couple of shots was pretty cool.UConn was 15 of 19 from the floor in the first quarter, while holding. DePaul to just 2 of 14. UConn also had a 20-0 advantage in the paint and 16 fast-break points.The Huskies went into halftime leading 53-19 and pushed that to 80-30 after the third quarter.UConn made 59.3 percent of its shots and held DePaul to just 25 percent shooting.THE BIG PICTUREUConn: UConn coach Geno Auriemma has said he hopes someone gives his team a wake-up call to show them that winning isnt as easy as they think. The Huskies face four more ranked opponents before the end of the month that might be able to do that, including No. 14 Texas on Sunday and No. 1 Notre Dame three days later. UConn also plays No. 9 Ohio State and No. 5 Maryland before January.Theres no guarantee like the past couple years that, yeah we got this, Auriemma said. Its a wait and see. Its a process. I just dont want to take any steps back. I dont know how many steps forward were going to take. I just dont want to take any steps back.DePaul: The Blue Demons made just 17 of 68 shots and made seven of their 40 shots from behind the arc. They came into the game making just under 39 percent from 3-point range, and were averaging a nations best 13.5 3-pointers a game.This was DePauls third straight game against a ranked team. They lost to No. 5 Baylor 104-72 and beat No. 11 Syracuse, a game in which they hit 19 3-pointers.College basketball really is cruel and its cool, DePaul coach Doug Bruon said. When you throw the ball to the other team and give up breakaway layups like we did tonight its pretty cruel, especially against good players. Its also cool because you get a chance to come back pretty quickly, and Ive seen teams throughout my many years, six, seven, eight days later, you dont even know its the same team. We really are going to be better for what happened tonight than for not having played tonight.POLL IMPLICATIONSShould they have a similarly impressive win Sunday against No. 14 Texas, UConn may pick up a few more first-place votes going into the Dec. 7 showdown with top-ranked Notre Dame in South BendBREAKING GOODUConns perimeter defense led to 24 DePaul turnovers and sparked the Huskies transition game. UConn outscored the Blue Demons 26-4 on the fast break and 44-10 in the paint.CRYSTAL CLEAREDUConn freshman guard Crystal Dangerfield, who missed the Huskies win on Tuesday against Chattanooga with concussion-like symptoms, came off the bench in this one. She played 23 minutes and had three points and two assists.GOLD MEDALAuriemma and Bruno received Olympic rings from USA Basketball in a ceremony before the game. Bruno has served as an assistant to Auriemma on the last two gold-medal winning USA Olympic teams. Auriemma was named USA Basketballs co-coach of the year Thursday, sharing the honor with mens Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski.HOME COOKINGUConn wont be spending a lot of time playing in Storrs during the next two months. This was its last game at Gampel Pavilion until Jan. 22 against Tulane. They Huskies will play at Mohegan Sun on Sunday and have four games at the XL Center in Hartford in December and January. They play eight games on the road.UP NEXTUConn: The Huskies continue their string of games against ranked opponents when they face the Longhorns on Sunday at the Mohegan Sun arena, about 30 miles south of UConns campus.DePaul: The Blue Demons host Prairie View on Monday, before welcoming Notre Dame on Dec. 10. Mickey Mantle Jersey . Tracey comes to the Blue Bombers after spending over a decade with Queens University. Most recently he was the schools assistant football coach. Joe DiMaggio Jersey . PAUL, Minn. . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. CLEVELAND -- LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordans accomplishments. Now hes chasing the ghost of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.Fresh off leading the Cavaliers to an NBA championship and bringing Cleveland its first title since 1964, James, in a story posted online by Sports Illustrated , recently told young players at a camp in Los Angeles that his motivation is this ghost Im chasing. The ghost played in Chicago.The ghost, of course, is Jordan, who led the Bulls to six titles. James has admired Jordan since he was a kid and reveres him to this day. James has typically sidestepped questions about being in Jordans elite company, and the 31-year-old tells SI hes hoping to build on his sterling resume.My career is totally different than Michael Jordans, James tells SIs Lee Jenkins. What Ive gone through is totally different than what he went through. What he did was unbelievable, and I watched it unfold. I looked up to him so much. I think its cool to put myself in position to be one oof those great players, but if I can ever put myself in position to be the greatest player, that would be something extraordinary. Bernie Williams Jersey. While James is only halfway to matching Jordans number of titles, ending Clevelands drought in historic fashion -- the Cavs overcame a 3-1 deficit to beat Golden State -- will always separate him from other players.This was bigger for me than the first and the second, James tells SI, because of everything it represents.James chose not to play on a fourth U.S. Olympic basketball team this summer and his spent his off-season in L.A., where he owns a home and has numerous business connections.In the SI piece, James discusses his drive to bring a championship to his home state and how he sent his teammates a text message following their loss to the Warriors in Game 4. He wrote: Let it go, play hard, be focused, follow my lead, and Ill make sure you get home for a Game 6. Cheap NFL Gear Wholesale Black NFL Jerseys Stitched NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Wholesale China Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 ' ' '
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