UConn women look to make history

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It's the future though, that he's most interested in.

The UConn women's team holds 11 national-championship titles - with a great shot at winning their fifth straight in next month's NCAA tournament.

Top ranked UConn's 66-55 milestone 100-consecutive victory over No. 6 SC on Monday, Feb. 13 (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2), delivered a 0.9 overnight rating, marking the highest-rated college basketball game on ESPN2 this season among men's and women's telecasts, and the highest-rated women's college basketball regular-season game since 2010. I want to focus on trying to do that instead of worrying about all this other stuff. So, I think it's really stunning, because this was supposed to be, as you said, the rebuilding year, and they have just reloaded. The victory over SC pushed the streak to an unheard of 100 games, and of course notched the Huskies another double-digit victory in the streak. "They carried the torch across the finish line, so to speak, to 100". UCLA didn't ruin the men's game with its winning streak in the '70s, and UConn isn't destroying the women's game now.

"The most dominant volleyball program of all-time, the peak of the Nittany Lions" dominance came from 2007-10, when they won 109 consecutive matches.

"Their two big guys have had another year to play together and they are a problem for everybody they play", UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.

CHRISTINE BRENNAN: Exactly, and expected a loss or two early in the season.

Oh, Valentine's Day, the most romantic day of the year. "Probably everybody in America is going to be cheering for us, hopefully they send positive vibes". It was her worst shooting performance of the season. This storied run began over two years ago when the Huskies lost a game on November 28, 2014, to the Stanford University Cardinal in a 88-86 overtime thriller.

"It was meant to be", Auriemma said.

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How can I be so sure that will happen? I think that's certainly a headline always in sports.

This isn't just a win streak it is a dominance never before seen at any level.

What's even more impressive is that the Huskies have done it in what amounted to every opponent's biggest game of the season.

It would be easier to just ship the National Championship Trophy up to the University of CT to reside with the other 11 that are already in Storrs. Some of them, including Husky legends Stewart, Sue Bird and Maya Moore, were in attendance Monday at a packed, electric Gampel Pavilion. I would love to (play UConn again).

The gaudy run nonetheless remains short of the collegiate record 131 consecutive wins that the Wayland Baptist women tallied in a run from 1953-1958.

Those numbers may seem insane, but it's tough to bet against these Huskies right now.

Even on a campus that is used to winning basketball, the University of CT women winning their 100th consecutive game on Monday was an event. Consider these margins of victory compiled by ESPN Stats & Info: 1-9 points, 2; 10-19 points, 15; 20-29 points, 12; 30-39 points, 15; 40-49 points, 31; 50-59 points, 16; 60-plus points, 9.

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