After missing multiple practices because of the flu, Megan Walker was out of sorts.
The UConn freshman was unable to play in two games while she recovered. She was weak from the flu, for sure, but she also struggled to regain her endurance.
On Sunday, coach Geno Auriemma approached her at halftime to ask if she was prepared to play. Walker didn’t hesitate.
“She said, ‘I’m good to go,’ ” Auriemma said after UConn’s 97-49 win over Memphis
Walker converted 5 of 6 shots for 12 points in 13 minutes. She also had four rebounds and was active around the basket, scoring in the paint.
It was an encouraging performance from the player who was the No. 1 high school...