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UConn G Katie Lou Samuelson to miss title game with broken foot

By The Sports Xchange
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UConn G Katie Lou Samuelson to miss title game with broken foot
UConn Huskies' Katie Lou Samuelson (33) fights to get her shot off under pressure from Oregon State's Ruth Hamblin (44) during the first half of play in their National Semifinal game of 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 3, 2016. .Photo by John Sommers II/UPI | License Photo

Connecticut guard Katie Lou Samuelson suffered a broken bone in her left foot in the Huskies' 80-51 blowout win versus Oregon State during Sunday's Final Four at Indianapolis.

The 6-foot-3 freshman, who started 21 games this season, including Sunday's game, left the contest with a trainer and returned to the bench wearing a walking boot.

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Samuelson will not be available for Tuesday night's championship game.

Samuelson, who averages 11.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, finished with seven points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal in the game.

The Huskies (37-0) extended their winning streak to 74 games with the easy victory over the Beavers.

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