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Stewart helps No. 1 UConn women rout Monmouth 100-46

  • Connecticut's Breanna Stewart (30) drives past Monmouth's Mia Hopkins during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Breanna Stewart (30) drives past Monmouth's Mia Hopkins during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut's Brianna Banks (13) guards Monmouth's Jasmine Walker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Brianna Banks (13) guards Monmouth's Jasmine Walker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut's Kiah Stokes (41) guards Monmouth's Christina Mitchell  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Connecticut's Kiah Stokes (41) guards Monmouth's Christina Mitchell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)  (The Associated Press)

Breanna Stewart had 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists Saturday to help top-ranked UConn beat Monmouth 100-46 in the Hall of Fame Challenge tournament.

It was the third straight game that Stewart scored at least 20. UConn scored the first 12 points and shot 62 percent in the first half to lead 64-24 lead at the break. The Huskies (7-0) began the second half with a 21-0 run as their lead ballooned to 61 points, their largest lead of the game.

Stewart, who also had four steals and two blocks, was one of five players who scored in double figures for UConn. Moriah Jefferson scored 17 points, Bria Hartley and Kiah Stokes had 14 apiece, and Brianna Banks chipped in with 12.

Helena Kurt led Monmouth (0-5) with nine points. Jenny Horvatinovic added eight points and six rebounds for the Hawks.