COLUMBUS, Ohio - Breanna Stewart admitted that she put herself in a potential difficult situation Monday by committing a pair of fouls she should not have.
But how the University of Connecticut women's basketball team's senior and the two-time national Player of the Year ended up on the bench midway through the third quarter of the top-ranked Huskies' 100-56 win over No. 7 Ohio State at Value City Arena left her and her coach a bit confused.
After a basket 3:09 into the second half by Ohio State's Shayla Cooper, Stewart and Buckeyes' redshirt freshman reserve Makayla Waterman hit the floor. Referee Tina Napier blew her whistle to stop play.