UConn Huskies advance to the Elite Eight following win over Duke

ALBANY —  The UConn Huskies are advancing to the Elite Eight after defeating Duke, 59-72 Saturday afternoon.

The top-seeded Huskies held a 40-20 lead heading into the half and never looked back. Four Huskies finished in double figures.

Huskies’ senior Gabby Williams scored 15 points along with 7 rebounds and 6 assists; junior Katie Lou Samuelson added 15 points; senior Kia Nurse finished with 10 points; junior Napheesa Collier finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

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UConn vs. South Carolina 7 p.m. Monday.

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