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Saturday, November 15, 2014

UConn's streak at 19 and counting

There are few sure things in the sports world but the UConn women's basketball team winning its first game of the season is about as close to a gimme as you're going to get.

The last time the Huskies lost their first regular-season game came in 1995 with Louisiana Tech emerged with an 83-81 overtime victory in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Last night's 102-43 win over UC Davis is the 19th straight victory in season openers and each one of them are by at least 11 points. The victory moved the Huskies into a tie for the longest active winning streak with Notre Dame and Iowa State. However, the tie doesn't figure to last for long since Iowa State plays USC Upstate on Sunday.

Here's the list
Team Win streak (2014-15 home opener)Iowa State 19 (plays USC Upstate Sunday)
Connecticut 19 (UC Davis 102-43)
Notre Dame 19 (UMass Lowell 105-51)
Miami 18 (Oakland 66-53)
Oregon State 17 (Portland 87-65)
Florida State 16 (UAB 92-62)
Colorado 14 (plays North Dakota on Saturday)
North Carolina 14 (Howard 83-49)
Iowa 14 (plays Marquette Tuesday)
Stanford 14 (Boston College 96-63)
Purdue 13 (Ball State 66-60)
NC State 12 (Tennessee State 84-55)
Savannah State 11 (Columbia College 106-60)
Tulane 11 (Mississippi Valley State 87-47)
Duke 10 (plays Alabama on Sunday)

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