The Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament heats up Sunday with a pair of semifinal games beginning at 3 pm ET at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on FS1.
First, No. 9 UConn (27-5, 18-2 Big East) will face Marquette (21-9, 13-7 Big East) as the Huskies look to reach the Big East tournament final for the third season consecutive The teams split their first two meetings this season.
Following the conclusion of the UConn-Marquette game, No. 11 Villanova (27-5, 17-3 Big East) will face Creighton (22-7, 15-5 Big East). The teams split the first two meetings this season as the Wildcats look to return to the finals for the second consecutive season.
The winners of each game will advance to the championship game on Monday at 7:00 PM ET on FS1.
You can follow all the action from Sunday’s semifinals right here!
No. 9 UConn against Marquette
Lou opens the game with a bucket
Lou Lopez Senechal drained a mid-range jumper to give the Huskies an early 2-0 lead.
Liza Karlen got open down low for an easy layup to match UConn’s opening bucket.
Pour it early
Aaliyah Edwards drained the tough jumper with ease to put UConn up 9-2 early and force Marquette to call a timeout.
Rose Nkumu drained a 3-pointer for Marquette to cut UConn’s lead to 11-7 with 4:13 left in the first quarter.
Dorka on point
Dorka Juhász got open at the top of the perimeter, allowing her to make the 3-pointer with ease to give UConn a 20-12 lead late in the first.
Edwards hit Marquette with a spin move downfield to help put UConn up 22-12 early in the second quarter.
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