Connecticut wins Shooting Award for nation’s top field-goal percentage

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TAMPA, Fla. — The Connecticut Huskies have been awarded the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Shooting Award for top team field-goal percentage for the 2014-15 season.

The Huskies shot a Division I women’s basketball leading 54.17 percent from the field this season, making more than one out of every two shots attempted. The team’s achievement was recognized and they were presented with the award during the Women’s Final Four national semifinal game at Amalie Arena in Tampa.

The NCAA created this award in 2014 to reward the team that had the top shooting percentage. For the 2014-15 season, Division I women’s basketball field goal shooting was 39.9 percent overall. Women’s basketball also had an overall scoring average of 64.7 points per game.

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