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Huskies set women's winning-streak record

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut set the NCAA women's record for consecutive victories with its 82nd in a row, beating Howard 86-25 on Friday.

Maya Moore scored 20 to help UConn break a tie with St. Louis' Division III Washington University, which won 81 straight from Feb. 20, 1998, to Jan. 12, 2001.

Top-ranked UConn (4-0), which is hosting the World Vision Classic, faces Lehigh today.


NO. 15 FSU 68, ALABAMA 61: Cierra Bravard had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Seminoles (5-0), who ended the game with a 15-8 run at the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas. The Seminoles face Arizona State in tonight's championship game.

USF 59, UAB 38: USF broke open a close game in the second half, outscoring UAB 35-18 in the final 20 minutes. Guard Andrea Smith scored 11 to lead the Bulls (4-2), who forced 24 turnovers and held the Blazers to 33.3 percent shooting (15-of-45). The Bulls close the Samford Thanksgiving Classic today against the host.

UF 61, SOUTH ALABAMA 51: Jordan Jones and Kayla Lewis scored 10 each for Florida (4-1), which won despite shooting 33.3 percent (26-of-78) at the Dead River Company Classic in Orono, Maine. The Gators face Navy in the final at 2 p.m. today.

ECKERD 64, P.R.-BAYAMON 48: Kati Rausberg scored 17 to lead four players in double figures as the Tritons (3-0) beat Puerto Rico-Bayamon in the EC Thanksgiving Classic.

COLO. MINES 64, TAMPA 63: The Spartans (1-2) led by one with 29 seconds left before Colorado Mines hit two free throws to win at its tournament in Denver.

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NO. 2 BAYLOR 81, LIBERTY 42: Brittney Griner had a career-high 35 points and seven blocks for the host Bears (6-1).

NO. 3 STANFORD 70, S. CAROlina 32: Jeanette Pohlen had 14 points and Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 10 points in 18 minutes for the host Cardinal (4-0).

NO. 4 TENN. 66, GA. TECH 42: Glory Johnson had 15 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to lead the Vols (6-0) at the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. UT faces Georgetown today.

NO. 5 XAVIER 99, TROY 37: Ta'Shia Phillips had a career-high 29 points and a season-high 18 rebounds for the host Musketeers (4-0).

NO. 9 KY. 91, MURRAY ST. 59: Sophomore guard A'dia Mathies scored 26 for Kentucky (4-0) at the Eagle Thanksgiving Classic. The Wildcats face host Southern Miss in today's final.

NO. 10 W. VA. 57, VIRGINIA 43: Liz Repella scored 14 for the Mountaineers (5-0) at the Paradise Jam. WVU faces Iowa State today.

NO. 11 OKLA. 116, UT-PAN AM 66: Aaryn Ellenberg scored a career-high 26 for the host Sooners (4-0) in the Basketball Travelers Invitational tournament.

MISSOURI 54, NO. 12 G'TOWN 45: Raeshara Brown had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Tigers (2-2) upset the Hoyas (4-1) in the Paradise Jam.

NO. 14 UNC 93, WASH. ST. 55: Italee Lucas scored 21 and Jessica Breland added 19 points for the Tar Heels (5-0) at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu.

NO. 17 GEORGIA 73, DENVER 51: Jasmine Hassell scored 16 of her 22 in the first half for the Bulldogs (4-1) at the Westside Thanksgiving Classic in Los Angeles.

NO. 18 N. DAME 95, IUPUI 29: Devereaux Peters scored 18 for the host Fighting Irish (3-2) in the first round of the Women's Basketball Association Classic.

NO. 19 IOWA ST. 64, NO. 21 TCU 59: Lauren Mansfield scored 20, including four straight 3-pointers, for the Cyclones (5-0), who rallied past the Horned Frogs (3-2) at the Paradise Jam.

NO. 20 IOWA 72, VA. TECH 43: Jaime Printy scored 15 to lead the Hawkeyes (7-0) at the Cancun Challenge in Mexico.

NO. 22 ST. JOHN'S 79, NICHOLLS ST. 54: Shenneika Smith scored 22 to lead the host Red Storm (5-1).

NO. 23 MD. 76, E. CAROLINA 60: Diandra Tchatchouang had 13 points and 11 rebounds for visiting Maryland (4-1) in the first game of the Pirate Invitational.

NO. 24 VANDY 111, QUINNIPIAC 53: Elan Brown scored a career-high 18 to help host Vanderbilt (3-1) reach the final of its Thanksgiving Tournament.

NO. 25 MICH. ST. 59, WKU 51: Kalisha Keane and Brittney Thomas scored 14 each to lead the Spartans (4-1) past Western Kentucky in the UCF Thanksgiving Classic in Orlando. MSU faces Richmond today.

PURDUE: Junior Drey Mingo remained hospitalized with bacterial meningitis, but her condition was upgraded to fair.

Huskies set women's winning-streak record 11/26/10 [Last modified: Saturday, November 27, 2010 12:25am]
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