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Trenton Regional: Arizona State ousts Aggies

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: March 30, 2009


/> CONNECTICUT 77,

CALIFORNIA 53

Connecticut freshman Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 28 points as the undefeated Huskies beat fourth-seeded California to advance to the Trenton Regional finals, their 14th regional finals in the last 16 seasons.

UConn (36-0), which faces Arizona State in Tuesday’s finals, continued its march toward the school’s third perfect season.

Ashley Walker scored 21 to lead California (27-7), which was making its first trip to the regionals after blowing out Fresno State and Virginia in the first two rounds.

Hayes finished 9-for-10 from the field easily surpassing her previous career high of 23 set against Louisville. She also had seven assists and five rebounds.

Maya Moore added 22 points for the Huskies.