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UConn/Tulane Post Game Notes

Feb. 27, 2016

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UConn vs. Tulane Today

- New season quarter low – 8 points
- Largest deficit of the season - 9 points
- Second time trailing after first quarter this season. First time was at Houston on Jan. 8, the Mustangs led 15-14 to end the quarter.

Mo Steals Mo Assists

Moriah Jefferson joins Jennifer Rizzotti as the only Huskies to tally 600 career assists and 300 career steals.

The Series vs. Tulane

UConn is now 4-0 all-time against the Green Wave.

Gampel Dominance

The Huskies boast a record of 268-7 (.973) in Gampel Pavilion since 1993-94. UConn has won 158 of its last 162 games at Gampel Pavilion and is 311-19 (.940) at the facility all-time. UConn has won 93 of its last 95 games in its on-campus facility, dating back to a 60-56 setback to No. 9 Rutgers on February 7, 2006.

Huskies in February

UConn enters today’s game with an all-time record of 241-100 in games played during the month of February. The Huskies have won 72 of their last 77 games during the month.

Huskies Avoid Back-to-Back Losses

The Huskies have not lost back-to-back games since the 1992-1993 season. The last time UConn dropped consecutive games was during the 1992-1993 season when they lost against Providence (3/7/93) and Louisville (3/17/93). Connecticut has gone 839 games without back-to-back defeats. The Huskies are 57-0 following a loss during the streak

Huskies vs. Unranked Opponents

UConn has won its last 106 games vs. unranked opponents, dating back to 57-56 loss vs. St. John’s on Feb. 18, 2012. Since the 1993-94 season, the Huskies boast an incredible 561-9 (.984) record against unranked foes, including a current stretch of 283 wins in 284 such contests.

UConn on Third-Longest Winning Streak in NCAA History

UConn’s current winning streak is the third-longest in NCAA-history, supplanting La. Tech’s 54-game streak from 1980-82. UConn has won 112 of its last 113 games. The current streak is 65.

The Big 50

During the April 3, 2011 Final Four showdown with Notre Dame, the Irish snapped UConn’s string of 264 consecutive games without allowing an opponent to shoot over .500 from the field. The Irish shot 51.9 percent in the national semifinal victory over the Huskies. Notre Dame is the only opponent in the last 434 games to shoot over 50 percent from the floor against UConn.


 

 

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