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  • Connecticut forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis watches her 3-pointer during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Eugene, Ore., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points as Connecticut won 95-51. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Monday, December 31, 2012 5:47 pm

No. 1 Connecticut women beat Oregon 95-51

The Associated Press

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and No. 1 Connecticut celebrated its return to the top of the rankings with a 95-51 victory against Oregon on Monday.

Earlier in the day, the Huskies took over the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press poll for the first time since the end of the 2010-11. They followed with their 12th win to remain undefeated.

Stefanie Dolson had 16 points and Caroline Doty had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Huskies.

Jillian Alleyne had 18 points to lead the Ducks (2-10). Oregon went scoreless in the first five minutes and last five minutes of the first half and trailed 54-24 at the break.