Defense was focus for Stanford
STANFORD, Calif. -- In what has become perhaps the biggest rivalry in women's college basketball, No. 8 Stanford upended top-ranked UConn 71-59 on Thursday to snap the Huskies' 90-game winning streak. ESPN.com's Mechelle Voepel interviewed two of Stanford's stars after the game.
Stanford's Jeanette Pohlen
The senior -- who had a career-high 31 points as well as nine rebounds and six assists -- said being aggressive from the get-go and being ready defensively helped the Cardinal, who also got a boost from a great home crowd at Maples Pavilion.
Stanford's Nnemkadi Ogwumike
The All-American talks about the Cardinal's defensive effort and the play of her younger sister, Chiney, who was largely responsible for guarding UConn's Maya Moore before fouling out.
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Stanford was the last team to beat UConn. It's now the latest, as the No. 8 Cardinal snapped the top-ranked Huskies' 90-game streak with Thursday's 71-59 victory at Maples Pavilion.
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• Stanford ends historic 90-game streak
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• UConn's streak by the numbers
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• Tara VanDerveer: Pohlen is 'glue to team'
• Geno Auriemma: 'Give credit to Stanford'
• Rebecca Lobo: UConn will learn from loss
• Defensive focus was the key for Stanford