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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Some number crunching on UConn's home dominance

Here are a couple of charts I compiled to run with my story tomorrow as UConn goes after its 100th straight home win on Saturday.
Record at Gampel: 50-0
Record of XL Center: 49-0
Huskies to play during streak: 26
Wins against ranked teams: 32
Closest game: UConn 65, Baylor 64 Nov. 16, 2010
Most lopsided game: UConn 117, Holy Cross 37 Nov. 14, 2010
Last home loss: Rutgers 55, UConn 47 (Big East final) at Hartford Civic Center, Mar. 6, 2007
Streak began: UConn 82, Maryland-Baltimore County 33 (NCAA first round) at Gampel, Mar. 18, 2007
Games decided by single digits: 2
Games decided by at least 40 points: 35
Points scored: 8161
Points allowed: 4697

SELECT COMPANY
Here’s a look at the home winning streaks in the other NCAA Division I team sports (no record is available for baseball)
Men’s basketball: 129 Kentucky (1943-55)
Women’s volleyball: 94 Penn State (2006-11)
Women’s soccer: 84 North Carolina (1986-94)
Men’s volleyball: 83 UCLA (1975-82)
Softball: 70 Arizona (2000-02)
Field hockey: 70 Old Dominion (1980-85)
Men’s hockey: 63 Cornell (1967-72)
Football: 58 Miami (1985-94)
Women’s lacrosse: 58 Northwestern (2004-10)
Men’s soccer: 39 Tulsa (1988-92)
Men’s lacrosse: 37 Syracuse (1982-87) and Johns Hopkins 2001-06)
Women’s hockey: 25 Harvard 2002-04)

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