Thursday, December 30 Results
No. 9 Stanford Stops No. 1 UConn's Win Streak With 71-59 Victory
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford really does have UConn's number.
Top-ranked Connecticut's record 90-game winning streak in women's basketball ended Thursday night when No. 9 Stanford outplayed the Huskies from the start in a 71-59 victory at Maples Pavilion - where the Cardinal have their own streak going.
Stanford hasn't lost in 52 games at home. The Cardinal took an early 13-point lead and never trailed.
UConn fans accustomed to watching coach Geno Auriemma's team blow past opponents hadn't seen a loss since the 2008 NCAA semifinals - Stanford got the Huskies that time, too, 82-73 in the Final Four at Tampa, Fla.