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UConn to make ninth straight Final Four appearance; Oregon State earns first ever

UConn to make ninth straight Final Four appearance; Oregon State earns first ever

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Connecticut is headed back to the Final Four again thanks to its stellar senior class of Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson.

The All-American trio took over when Texas was making a run in the third quarter to help UConn to the 86-65 victory Monday night, sending the Huskies to the national semifinals.

“We're the seniors, and we've got to make big plays in big moments,” said Jefferson, who had 11 points and nine assists. “They were on a run, and we really needed to step up.”

Tuck scored 22 points and Stewart added 21 points and 13 rebounds for UConn, which is headed to the...

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