Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 11/14/14
What started out as night of joy for the UConn Huskies women's basketball team as senior Tiffany Hayes and seven team managers were honored on Senior Night, ended in stunning fashion. Shenneika Smith's three-pointer with eight seconds left in the game turned out to be the difference as the St. John's Red Storm upset UConn 57-56 in front of 9,552 at Gampel Pavilion on Saturday night. The loss for the Huskies (24-3, 11-2 Big East) ended their home winning streak at 99 games. St. John's (18-8, 10-3) ends UConn's streak of 261 straight home games with wins over unranked opponents. UConn was trailing 54-53 when Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis made one of two free throws with 1:07 to go. With St. John's down on the offensive end, Stefanie Dolson picked up a big steal. She ended up being rewarded for her effort at the defensive end with the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds to go. St. John's called timeout to set up their play and with the Huskies having two fouls to give, Tiffany Hayes used one ...
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