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Whew: UConn Women Get Win 101 In A Row, Barely, Beating Tulane, 63-60

Whew: UConn Women Get Win 101 In A Row, Barely, Beating Tulane, 63-60

The 100th consecutive win was a celebration of the most iconic program in the sport.

As UConn beat South Carolina before a capacity crowd and national TV audience, the Huskies were perched at the top of the college basketball world. They seemed invincible, a program with four consecutive national titles and more two years without a loss.

When will it end, pundits wondered?

It almost happened five days later in a tiny gym in New Orleans. The 101st win in a row went down to the final seconds against an upstart, upset-minded opponent.

UConn had its worst shooting game of the season, but still the Huskies built a 17-point lead on Tulane in the third quarter Saturday...