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UConn and South Carolina set for 1 vs 2 showdown

There's been talk all season of the potential 1 vs. 2 matchup in South Carolina on Monday night. Now, it's finally here with No. 1 UConn visiting the second-ranked Gamecocks.

It will be the 56th meeting between the top two teams in The Associated Press women's basketball poll with the No. 1 team holding a 34-21 advantage. The Huskies have been involved in the last five of those games, winning all of them, including an 87-62 victory over the Gamecocks last season. In that game, the Huskies were the No. 2 team.

"I just hope it's a great game," UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. "I hope it is a great showcase, that everyone watching on television says, 'Wow, this...