Of the 7,105 people who filled Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on Tuesday night, about 300 of them were there to watch one player — senior Napheesa Collier.
The O’Fallon, Mo., native didn’t disappoint, either. She continued her quiet, humble dominance, recording her sixth double-double of the season to lead No. 1 UConn to a 98-42 victory over St. Louis University.
“I don’t think I played very well,” Collier said, “but it was fun to be in front of my friends and family and have them here.”
Collier’s definition of not playing well includes 22 points, 11 rebounds and two assists. The only area the senior struggled in was free throw shooting,...