Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 11/12/14
The UConn Huskies women's basketball team versus Notre Dame Fighting Irish with the Big East Regular Season Championship on the line. Only one team could win it outright. And they did. Unfortunately for us UConn fans, it was the Irish who prevailed 96-87 in triple OT in front of a sold-out crowd and nationally televised audience on ESPN2 at the Joyce Center in South Bend, IN on Monday night. UConn finishes at 27-3 (14-2 Big East). Both of the Big East losses came to the Irish. Notre Dame finishes the regular season at 28-2 (16-0). The Huskies had many chances to win this game in regular and in the first two overtimes. UConn was up one late in the game when Skylar Diggins missed a shot but was fouled. She made the first but missed the second giving UConn the ball with the shot clock turned off. But Caroline Doty turned the ball over and the Huskies had to hold their breath when Kayla McBride's shot was just off the mark. The Huskies scored the first six points of ...
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