7:00 PM ET, December 21, 2010
Maya Moore leads UConn women to 89th consecutive victory, surpassing UCLA men
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Men's teams. Women's teams. No. 89 belongs to UConn. It beats them all.
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Connecticut passed UCLA's Division I win mark Tuesday by defeating Florida State.
|San Francisco (men)||1955-57||60|
|La. Tech (women)||1980-82||54|
• Connecticut won its 89th straight game, extending its women's Division I record streak and surpassing the men's Division I streak set by UCLA from 1971-74.
• Maya Moore scored a career-high 41 points to lead the Huskies -- the second most in Connecticut women's history, trailing only Nykesha Sales' record of 46.
• The 31-point margin of victory was the 53rd by the Huskies of at least 30 points during the win streak.
• The win also ties the NCAA women's Division I record for longest home win streak at 69 straight games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-60 (.417)||33-54 (.611)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-16 (.250)||8-16 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-11 (.727)||19-24 (.792)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|