BYU women's basketball: Cougars face a daunting task against UConn

Published: Friday, March 28 2014 1:32 p.m. MDT

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The Cougars' start three guards in Lexi Eaton, Kim Beeston and Kylie Maeda. Eaton is second on the team in scoring averaging 17.1 points and 4.6 rebounds. Beeston averages 11.2 points and 3.9 rebounds while leading BYU in assists (142) and steals (36). Maeda has the best shooting percentage of the three from the field (43.6), but doesn't look to score very often. She averages 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds and is second on the team in assists (108).

UConn

The Huskies start two McDonald's All-Americans in Bria Hartley and Moriah Jefferson. Hartley is averaging 16.5 points on 48.7 percent shooting from the floor to go along with 3.6 rebounds. She is also second on the team in assists (157) and steals (62). Jefferson is a dead-eye shooter when left open and leads the Huskies in assists (176) and steals (94). She averages 10.2 points on 58.3 percent shooting from the floor and 43.1 percent shooting from behind the arc.

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Hank Jr
Draper, UT

The Huskies are going down. They have yet to be told that, but will soon find out.

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