UConn freshman Azzi Fudd put on her best collegiate performance to date, dropping a career-high 18 points in the team’s 60-53 win over No. 23 South Florida on Sunday.
Fudd went 6-for-9 from 3 and 6-for-10 from the field, adding two rebounds and one assist off the bench.
Azzi Fudd 🔥She's 2-for-2 from three in three minutes! pic.twitter.com/C5AvetflW6— UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) November 21, 2021
Azzi Fudd 🔥She's 2-for-2 from three in three minutes! pic.twitter.com/C5AvetflW6
Paige Bueckers led the charge for the Huskies, notching 21 points, seven assists and three rebounds. The sophomore helped UConn get out of a hole down the stretch after falling behind South Florida by three heading into the fourth quarter.
Just gonna leave this Paige Bueckers 3 here… pic.twitter.com/auJwUDOmFS— UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) November 21, 2021
Just gonna leave this Paige Bueckers 3 here… pic.twitter.com/auJwUDOmFS
UConn extended the lead to seven in the game’s final minutes to pull out the win, improving to 3-0 on the season.
Fudd and Bueckers’ performance provided the first glimpse at what many UConn fans expect to be a new era in Huskies basketball.
Next up: The Huskies will face off against the winner of No. 1 South Carolina and No. 9 Oregon in the Battle 4 Atlantis final on Monday.