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Stefanie Dolson (left) is all smiles on the UConn bench as the No. 2 Huskies close out the top-ranked Cardinal. (AP)
Did you hear that? The sound of 7300 fans leaving a gym stunned?
Did you see that? An 82-game winning streak coming to an authoritative end?
Unless you have EspnU and really care about women’s college basketball, the answer is most likely, no. No you didn’t.
And it wasn’t necessarily because you didn’t want to or wouldn’t have wanted to, it’s because you most likely didn’t have the option to.
Saturday, the number 2 ranked University of Connecticut put on a defensive clinic against number 1 ranked Stanford winning by a final score of 61-35. UConn forced the Cardinals into shooting 19% from the field and held All-American Chiney Ogwumike to 6-22 shooting, on the way to 18 points. Thing about those 18 points, no other Cardinal reached double figures.
The soon-to-be-top-ranked UConn Huskies were led by Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis’ 19 points and a trio of Huskies also with dou...
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Geno Auriemma insists long winning streaks do little to get him amped up, even after he traveled his Connecticut team across the country to face top-ranked Stanford and its daunting 82-game unbeaten run at Maples Pavilion.
The Huskies sure got a thrill from leaving with an unexpected rout and silencing a typically raucous crowd - and likely stealing away the No. 1 spot in the polls...
Connecticut took over No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll after routing Stanford over the weekend.
Coach Geno Auriemma's team had 37 first-place votes Monday, while second-ranked Baylor got the other three. The Huskies last held the top spot at the end of the 2010-11 season.
Duke moved up to third while Stanford, which held the top place for six weeks...
First came the No. 1 ranking, then came the rout. All told, it was a pretty good day for Connecticut.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and the Huskies celebrated their return to the top of the poll with a 95-51 victory against Oregon on Monday.
UConn took over the No. 1 spot in the Top 25 for the first time since the end of the 2010-11 season on Monday afternoon, and then...