STORRS – Geno Auriemma and Russ Davis are friends and have been for years. It's a mutual admiration society that strengthens as time moves on.
That certainly made what transpired Sunday easier to deal with from both perspectives. Business is business and in their final preseason game of the season, the Huskies, three-time defending Division I national champion, dismantled Vanguard 98-18 at Gampel Pavilion.
Moriah Jefferson led six UConn scorers in double figures with 20 points, shooting 9 of 12 from the field. Breanna Stewart added 15, but was 0 of 5 from three-point range. Freshman Napheesa Collier also scored 15 points with 11 rebounds.
The Lions' Samantha Doucette...