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STORRS, Conn. -- Gabby Williams jumped early and totally whiffed the opening tipoff, eager to get a leg up on her taller Baylor opponent in the other half of the circle.If theres a metaphor for Williams play at UConn for the first two games of the season, that mistimed jump was it.The misstep will likely be a footnote after freshman Crystal Dangerfield scored 19 points to lead the third-ranked Huskies past No. 2 Baylor 72-61 on Thursday for their 77th consecutive victory. It is, however, characteristic of how Williams has started this season.The early minutes of the first two games have not been kind. Fresh off early foul trouble during UConns season-opening win against Florida State, Williams again found herself on the bench Thursday.She looked like she was well on her way to a big game early. The 5-foot-11 junior guard took a charge, had a monster block and hit a key bucket -- and then she picked up her second foul with 5:19 left in the first quarter, putting her on the bench for the rest of the half.I told myself I was never going to be in that position [in early foul trouble] again, and to be in it the next game was really frustrating for me, Williams said.While the Huskies are known for playing suffocating defense, discipline is another trademark. Huskies rarely foul out. But Williams wasnt the only UConn player in foul trouble. UConn finished the first half with Dangerfield, Kia Nurse, center Natalie Butler and freshmen Molly Bent and Kyla Irwin on the floor. Thats not a typical lineup for the Huskies; they needed to reach deep into the bench to steer through the crisis.Our propensity to put ourselves in foul trouble these first two games is putting us in bad situations, UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. And we put ourselves in another bad one [tonight].UConn showed some mettle, though, putting four players in double figures and outdueling Baylors taller post players. Williams played all 20 minutes of the second half to finish with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting, plus three assists, two blocks and two steals. She came up big when her team needed her most, making a huge steal with 2:15 left .For a lot of people, that [adversity] would affect them and shut them down, said Katie Lou Samuelson, who had 16 points. But she came out in the second half and was a huge spark for us. It was really important for her to do what she did. She took that charge and got our whole team really amped up.In the second half, Williams knew she had to play her game, but be smart and be clean, as she put it.I had to put mind over matter, she said. Im proud of how I came back. Cheap Brooklyn Nets Jerseys . The deal is pending a physical, assistant general manager Bobby Evans said. Traded from Seattle to Baltimore on Aug. 30, Morse also can play first base and right field to give manager Bruce Bochy some flexibility in writing his lineup. Wholesale Youth Nets Jerseys . PETERSBURG, Fla. . However, he did make them miss him a little less. Cundiff, who had the unenviable job of replacing Dawson last season, agreed Thursday to a one-year, $1. Dzanan Musa Jersey . After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back in the 17th with a superb strike. Etoo gave Jose Mourinhos team a decisive lead from Oscars back pass in the 34th. China Nets Jerseys . With their top three point guards and Kobe Bryant all sidelined by injury, the Lakers signed Marshall out of the D-League on Friday before their home game against Minnesota. SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Ike Smith scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half, Mike Hughes had 15 of his 19 and Georgia Southern defeated Florida A&M 83-72 at the Savannah Invitational on Friday.Jake Allsmiller had six 3-pointers for 18 points, 15 in the first half, to keep the Eagles (3-3) in the game. Georgia Southern made seven 3s but was just 10 of 33 overall and trailed 33-32 at halftime.With Hughes making all five of his 3-pointers and Smith going 6 for 8 with two 3s, the Eagles shot 53 percent in the second half to pull away.ddddddddddddesmond Williams had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Rattlers (2-5), who made five behind the arc compared with the Eagles 15.Thanks to Allsmiller, Georgia Southern reserves outscored Florida A&M 33-20. Stitched NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Outlet Disocunt Football Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys White NFL Jerseys Cheap China NFL Jerseys White ' ' '

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