Edwards, Bueckers propel No. 1 UConn women past Butler 97-68

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Aailyah Edwards had 24 points and 14 rebounds and Paige Bueckers added 20 points and 14 assists as No. 1 Connecticut routed Butler 97-68 Saturday.

Edwards made all of her shots - nine field goals, six free throws - until missing her last try from in close with 1:25 left.

Bueckers, a freshman who led UConn in scoring, assists, steals and 3-point percentage entering the game, helped the Huskies break away from a 29-all tie in the second quarter.


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