Top-ranked UConn crushes SMU, remains unbeaten

Dallas, TX ( - Bria Hartley poured in a game-high 25 points to lead top-ranked Connecticut to an 81-48 throttling of SMU at Moody Coliseum.

Breanna Stewart added 23 points and Stefanie Dolson had nine points and nine rebounds for the Huskies (29-0, 16-0 AAC), who will face No. 24 Rutgers on Saturday before closing the regular season at third-ranked Louisville on Monday.

It was UConn's 35th straight win.

Keena Mays scored 13 points to lead the Mustangs (16-11, 7-9), who had won two straight entering the contest.

SMU led 7-4 three minutes into the game, but an 18-8 run made it 22-15. The Huskies closed the half on a 15-2 run to take a 37-17 edge into the break.

SMU was never closer than 18 in the second half.