For the first half of the first quarter, it was a typical UConn performance.
The Huskies were making shots and defending, overwhelming Tulsa as they marched toward the inevitable victory, No. 92 in a row. UConn led 14-0 through the first five minutes on Tuesday night and it seemed this game would be over before halftime.
Yet the turn came quickly. Over the last 4 minutes, 49 seconds of the first quarter, Tulsa managed to play UConn even. The Golden Hurricane converted five three-pointers and the lead remained at 14 going into the second quarter.
It expanded to 22 by halftime, simply because Katie Lou Samuelson (34 points, including 23 in the first half) and UConn (17-0)...