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Dolson lead No. 3 UConn women over Syracuse 87-62

Stefanie Dolson scored a career-high 25 points to lead No. 3 Connecticut to an 87-62 win over Syracuse on Saturday, handing the upstart Orange just their second loss of the season. Freshman Breanna Stewart, who played for C-NS, added 20 for the Huskies
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Stefanie Dolson scored a career-high 25 points to lead No. 3 Connecticut to an 87-62 win over Syracuse on Saturday, handing the upstart Orange just their second loss of the season.

Dolson, who hit nine of her 17 shots, also became the 36th player in UConn history to reach 1,000 points for her career.

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis also had 25 points and freshman Breanna Stewart, who grew up in Syracuse, added 20 for the Huskies (16-1, 4-1 Big East).

Freshmen Brianna Butler and Brittney Sykes had 11 and 10 points respectively to lead Syracuse (15-2, 3-1).

Senior Kayla Alexander, who was in foul trouble for most of the game, was held to just four points, leaving her 16 points shy of the Syracuse's all-time scoring mark.
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