6:00 PM ET, March 8, 2010
HARTFORD, Conn. -- The top-ranked Connecticut Huskies made women's college basketball history Monday night -- not that you would have known it by watching them.Tina Charles scored 16 points and Maya Moore added 11 to help UConn win an NCAA record 71st straight game, a 59-44 victory over Notre Dame (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.
Voepel: UConn Close To Perfect
With a record winning streak in hand, UConn's 71st win Monday ended with an injured Huskies player, a reminder of how fragile even a juggernaut can be. And of how consistent UConn has been for 16 months, Mechelle Voepel writes. Story
• Memorable wins in streak
• Comparing the streaks
Holding It Down
Connecticut's record-setting 59-44 win over Notre Dame on Monday night set another mark. It was the fewest points the Huskies had scored during their now-71-game streak.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-64 (.313)||25-55 (.455)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-14 (.143)||6-19 (.316)|
|FT Made-Attempted||2-2 (1.000)||3-10 (.300)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||8 (0/0)|