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UConn matches UCLA's 88-game winning streak

After the final buzzer sounded and another win was in the books, Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma found his family in the stands. He hugged his smiling mother, then kissed his happy wife.

Turns out, No. 88 meant something special after all.

Already with no equal in women's basketball, UConn won its 88th straight game Sunday to match the men's record set by coach John Wooden and his UCLA teams from 1971-74. Tiffany Hayes scored 26 points and Maya Moore added 22 to help the top-ranked Huskies rout No. 11 Ohio State 81-50 in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden.

"They were unbelievable, absolutely unbelievable," Auriemma said. "I like to remind my players all the time, you don't stumble and bumble into the history book. You'll have to do it the right way if you want to get in there. It may not come again."

UConn already owned the longest winning streak in NCAA women's basketball history. Next up, the Huskies (10-0) can surpass the UCLA men Tuesday night at home against No. 15 Florida State.

Connecticut matched the Bruins' mark before a crowd of 15,232 — the second-biggest for a women's game at Madison Square Garden. With 40 seconds left, the fans rose and chanted "88! 88!"

Top 25 Men

No. 24 N. Dame 88, Stony Brook 62

STONY BROOK (4-6): Carter 1-2 0-0 2, Rapier 1-5 0-0 2, Mayo 3-7 0-0 6, Dougher 1-9 0-0 3, Rouse 6-11 1-2 15, Preboye 1-3 2-2 4, Jackson 5-8 0-0 12, Coley 5-13 0-0 11, Hayes 0-0 0-0 0, McAlister 1-2 0-0 2, Joyn er 2-9 1-4 5. Totals 26-69 4-8 62.

NOTRE DAME (10-1): Nash 1-4 2-2 4, Abromaitis 8-13 4-5 22, Scott 8-8 0-0 20, Martin 4-6 0-0 9, Hansbrough 4-14 4-4 14, Atkins 1-3 0-0 2, Kopko 0-0 0-0 0, Dragicevich 0-0 0-0 0, Knight 0-2 0-0 0, Brooks 3-5 0-0 6, Broghammer 2-4 0-0 4, Cooley 3-4 1-1 7. Totals 34-63 11-12 88.

Halftime—Notre Dame 41-28. 3-Point Goals—Stony Brook 6-16 (Rouse 2-4, Jackson 2-5, Coley 1-2, Dougher 1-4, Carter 0-1), Notre Dame 9-18 (Scott 4-4, Abromaitis 2-5, Hansbrough 2-7, Martin 1-1, Atkins 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Stony Brook 33 (Carter 5), Notre Dame 42 (Abromaitis 8). Assists—Stony Brook 11 (Preboye 4), Notre Dame 28 (Hansbrough 8). Total Fouls—Stony Brook 17, Notre Dame 10. A—6,211.

Missouri Valley Men

UNI 68, SIU-Edwardsville 47

SIU-EDWARDSVILLE (2-11): Chatt 1-5 2-3 4, Bundalo 3-5 4-4 10, Stineman 2-8 1-3 6, Boarden 1-4 0-0 2, Messer 1-6 2-2 4, Murphy 0-2 0-0 0, Rincker 2-3 0-0 6, Wickware 4-9 2-4 13, Schneider 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 15-43 11-16 47.

N. IOWA (7-3): Ahelegbe 3-10 2-2 9, Moran 3-6 1-2 8, Koch 1-2 2-2 5, O'Rear 5-7 2-3 12, James 5-9 2-3 12, Rank 2-4 0-0 4, Morrison 2-3 2-2 6, Sonnen 2-8 0-0 5, Pehl 3-5 1-2 7, Lange 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-54 12-16 68.

Halftime—N. Iowa 36-23. 3-Point Goals—SIU-Edwardsville 6-19 (Wickware 3-6, Rincker 2-3, Stineman 1-5, Boarden 0-1, Chatt 0-2, Messer 0-2), N. Iowa 4-14 (Koch 1-2, Sonnen 1-2, Ahelegbe 1-3, Mo ran 1-3, Morrison 0-1, James 0-1, Rank 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—SIU-Edwardsville 20 (Bundalo, Stineman 4), N. Iowa 39 (O'Rear, Sonnen 6). Assists—SIU-Edwardsville 6 (Chatt 2), N. Iowa 14 (Koch 8). Total Fouls—SIU-Edwardsville 16, N. Iowa 15. A—3,253.

Big 12 Men

Iowa St. 71, Dartmouth 42

DARTMOUTH (3-7): Trotter 2-10 0-0 5, Griffin 0-2 0-0 0, Dixon 3-9 0-0 7, Rufful 2-7 0-0 5, Weeden 3-7 1-2 7, Melville 0-1 0-0 0, Jackson 1-2 0-0 2, Bertasius 1-3 2-2 4, Herring 0-2 0-0 0, Crecco 2-3 2-2 6, C yrus 0-2 0-0 0, Mulquin 0-0 0-0 0, Ghogomu 0-0 0-0 0, LaBove 2-6 2-2 6. Totals 16-54 7-8 42.

IOWA ST. (10-2): Ejim 3-6 0-1 6, Anderson 1-5 0-0 2, Garrett 10-16 3-4 27, Christopherson 2-12 0-0 6, Vanderbeken 3-7 0-0 9, Railey 2-3 0-0 4, Palo 4-7 0-0 11, McKnight 1-3 0-0 2, Godfrey 1-3 0-0 2, Phillips 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 28-64 3-5 71.

Halftime—Iowa St. 28-27. 3-Point Goals—Dartmouth 3-15 (Trotter 1-3, Rufful 1-4, Dixon 1-4, Bertasius 0-1, Melville 0-1, Cyrus 0-1, Griffin 0-1), Iowa St. 12-24 (Garrett 4-7, Palo 3-3, Vanderb eken 3-6, Christopherson 2-6, Anderson 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Dartmouth 31 (Griffin 5), Iowa St. 45 (Anderson 11). Assists—Dartmouth 9 (Dixon 4), Iowa St. 19 (Garrett 6). Total Fouls—Dartmouth 11, Iowa St. 10. A—12,403.

Colorado 104, Longwood 59

LONGWOOD (3-10): Carter 8-13 0-0 16, Bowman 5-7 4-6 15, Washington 2-5 0-0 5, Mitchell 2-6 2-4 6, van der Kooij 1-5 1-2 3, Gee II 1-1 2-2 4, Robinson 1-7 0-0 3, Parker 2-8 0-0 5, Dublin 0-3 0-0 0, Havenstein 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 23-60 9-14 59.

COLORADO (7-3): Dufault 4-7 3-4 12, Tomlinson 0-1 0-0 0, Relphorde 5-6 3-5 14, Burks 6-13 2-2 15, Higgins 7-12 2-2 18, Sharpe 1-4 0-0 2, Coney 2-4 0-0 4, Roberson 5-9 2-3 14, Knutson 5-5 4-4 17, Mills 2-5 1 -2 5, Eckloff 1-6 1-1 3. Totals 38-72 18-23 104.

Halftime—Colorado 47-26. 3-Point Goals—Longwood 4-18 (Bowman 1-2, Washington 1-4, Parker 1-4, Robinson 1-5, Carter 0-1, van der Kooij 0-2), Colorado 10-17 (Knutson 3-3, Higgins 2-2, Roberson 2-3, Relphorde 1-1, Dufault 1-1, Burks 1-2, Tomlinson 0-1, Sharpe 0-1, Coney 0-1, Eckloff 0-2). Fouled Out—Carter. Rebounds—Longwood 30 (Bowman 6), Colorado 48 (Roberson 13). Assists—Longwood 14 (Washington 4), Colorado 23 (Burks, Sharpe 5). Total Fouls—Longwood 19, Colorado 13. Technical—Carter. A—2,556.

Top 25 Women

No. 8 Texas A&M 79, Rutgers 50

TEXAS A&M (9-1): Elonu 2-6 1-2 5, Adams 9-20 4-7 24, Carter 5-10 5-6 18, White 8-11 0-1 17, Colson 2-7 1-2 5, Bellock 1-1 0-0 3, Windham 0-0 0-0 0, Grant 0-0 0-0 0, Baker 1-2 0-0 2, Collins 0-0 1-2 1, Pratch er 0-3 1-2 1, Gilbert 0-0 1-2 1, Assarian 1-2 0-2 2. Totals 29-62 14-26 79.

RUTGERS (7-5): Lee 0-2 3-4 3, Oliver 1-6 3-4 5, Rushdan 0-6 8-8 8, Speed 3-6 2-2 8, Sykes 4-13 2-2 10, Wheeler 4-11 5-6 13, Lapidus 0-0 0-0 0, Simmons 1-3 1-2 3, Hutchen 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 13-49 24-28 50.

Halftime—Texas A&M 38-20. 3-Point Goals—Texas A&M 7-17 (Carter 3-5, Adams 2-6, Bellock 1-1, White 1-1, Pratcher 0-1, Colson 0-3), Rutgers 0-8 (Speed 0-1, Simmons 0-1, Wheeler 0-3, Sykes 0-3). Fouled Out—Speed. Rebounds—Texas A&M 38 (Adams 12), Rutgers 37 (Oliver 10). Assists—Texas A&M 18 (Colson 9), Rutgers 7 (Rushdan, Speed, Sykes 2). Total Fouls—Texas A&M 18, Rutgers 24. A—NA.

No. 20 Georgetown 72, Mo. St. 59

MISSOURI ST. (8-3): Mays 0-6 2-3 2, Shorter 2-2 1-4 5, Garrison 3-8 6-6 13, Malone 5-10 3-4 16, Buer 3-4 0-0 8, Wilkerson 1-2 2-2 5, Edie 1-6 1-2 3, Phillips 0-0 0-0 0, Roberts 0-2 2-2 2, Roberson 2-9 0-0 4, So ldner 0-0 0-0 0, Stock 0-0 0-0 0, Boshe 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 17-50 18-25 59.

GEORGETOWN (9-3): Magee 3-9 1-1 7, Crawford 1-5 1-2 3, Wright 5-10 0-0 13, Rodgers 7-16 5-5 20, McNutt 5-10 2-2 14, White 1-2 0-0 2, McBride 3-5 1-2 7, Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Powell 1-1 0-0 2, Reese 0-2 0-0 0, Moore 1-5 2-2 4. Totals 27-68 12-14 72.

Halftime—Georgetown 27-22. 3-Point Goals—Missouri St. 7-19 (Malone 3-6, Buer 2-3, Wilkerson 1-1, Garrison 1-3, Roberts 0-1, Roberson 0-5), Georgetown 6-20 (Wright 3-5, McNutt 2-6, Rodgers 1-8 , Williams 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Missouri St. 30 (Mays 5), Georgetown 48 (Magee 8). Assists—Missouri St. 9 (Garrison 3), Georgetown 17 (Wright 7). Total Fouls—Missouri St. 14, Georgetown 19. A—717.

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