9.7 - The difference between the total points per game of Penn State’s three guards that play most often and Connecticut’s. Lady Lions Alex Bentley, Maggie Lucas and Zhaque Gray score 44.6 PPG, while the Huskies’ Tiffany Hayes, Bria Hartley and Kelly Faris score 34.9.
4 - The amount of players that made their conference’s First Team between these two squads. Each team has two; it’s Bentley and Lucas for Penn State and Hayes and Hartley for UConn.
17 - The difference in the scoring margins of UConn (plus-31.2, best in the NCAA) and Penn State (plus-14.2, 16th-best).
.862 - Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma’s career winning percentage. No active coach has a better one.
4-7 - Penn State coach Coquese Washington’s career record against Auriemma as a both an assistant coach and a head coach. To be more specific, she’s 0-1 as a head coach, losing to him in 2008.
19 - The number of years it has been since Connecticut hasn’t made the Sweet 16. They haven’t lost a Sweet 16 game since 2005.
1 - This is both the number of games UConn freshman forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has started this year and her rank on the team in points per game.
Countless - The number of times members of the Lady Lions have said they’re just trying to take things “one game at a time” this season.