Christyn Williams scored 26 points, Megan Walker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 UConn pulled away after the first quarter for a 98-42 victory at East Carolina on Saturday.
Hartford says women's basketball coach Kim McNeill has resigned to become the head coach at East Carolina.
Napheesa Collier scored a season-high 37 points as No. 2 UConn, playing without injured All-American Katie Lou Samuelson, pulled away from East Carolina 92-65 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament.
All-American Katie Lou Samuelson broke out of her shooting slump, scoring a season-high 32 points to lead No. 5 UConn over East Carolina 118-55 on Wednesday night.
ECU coach Heather Macy resigned "to save the university and the team from any unnecessary distractions" and regrets "my misunderstanding about practice rules."
The American Athletic Conference has three new teams, but the same old top dog is the heavy favorite.
The commissioner of the renamed American Athletic Conference says a decision on where to hold its basketball tournaments could come in the next two weeks.
East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned.
Tulsa will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, while East Carolina will be added as a full member, sources told ESPN.