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.
Stanford Stops UConn Streak
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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• Defensive focus was the key for Stanford