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UConn Women take down Louisville 72-52 for first AAC Tournament Title

The UConn women's basketball team crushed Louisville Monday night 72-52 for their first AAC Tournament title. This was the first championship tournament for the newly formed AAC.

UConn take down Rutgers in AAC Tournament semi finals
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UConn previously played in the Big East Tournament which had been held at the XL Center in Hartford. With the move to the AAC, the new tournament was held at Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Huskies sophomore Breanna Stewart scored 20 points and had nine rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots. She was also named the AAC's player of the year and most outstanding player of the tournament.

Bria Hartley had 16 points. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 13 points. And senior Stefanie Dolson had 10 points with 16 rebounds.

Louisville were led by senior Shoni Schimmel who scored 20 points with seven rebounds. Three of the four losses for Louisville this season have been to UConn.

The Huskies now head to the first round of the NCAA tournament which will be played at Gampel Pavilion March 23. The UConn women remain undefeated with a 34-0 record. They will enter the NCAA tournament unbeaten for the sixth time in team history.

View slideshow for all the action shots from the tournament.

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