Week 1 match-up between UConn and Tennessee showcased the experience of the UConn squad vs the youth and energy of the Tennessee team. UConn’s jumped out to the early lead; scoring off the opening tip and used its numerous weapons to build a lead and not lett it go. The UConn team is fun to watch; they always seem to be talking, high-fiving, laughing and simply enjoying the game. They share the ball very well and at any given moment its a different person that’s a major threat on the team. Gabby Morgan (5 steals) is clearly the vocal leader and a nightmare on the defensive end, Emily Evans (3 steals) is everywhere on defense and causes just as much havoc as Gabby. Zaire Hicks (14 points) and Poohdie Johnson (9 points) will knife through a defense with dribble penetration and knock down shots from the outside. The biggest presence this week was Erica Jones (13 points, 5 blks) she showed the ability to score from the elbow and the post as well as block and alter multiple shots on the other end. The entire team is dangerous and will be fun to watch all league. For the Tennessee team Brittni Moore (11 points, 9 rebs), last years leading scorer and rebounder, came back even more effective than last season adding a more developed jumper. Lindsey Vaughn (12 points) was knocking down shots from everywhere; defenders better stay on her like glue and the Craigmont freshman Akeria James (5 points) put on a ball handling display showing that she is ready for the high school season.

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