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WASHINGTON -- Maya Moore scored 20 points, and No. 1 Connecticut overcame a season-high 26 turnovers against No. 18 Georgetown's helter-skelter defense, holding on for a 52-42 win Saturday that clinched the top seed in the Big East tournament.
The Huskies repeatedly found themselves unable to get the ball downcourt -- they turned it over an incredible eight times in 10 possessions during a 6-minute stretch in the second half -- but countered with some solid defense of their own, holding Georgetown to 26 percent shooting.The Huskies (28-1, 15-0), who returned this week to the top of The Associated Press poll, had their lowest point total in at least three years as they won their 16th straight game -- 15 of them by double digits.They've won 65 straight against Big East opponents and 24 in a row against Georgetown.