Dec. 10, 2009
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- UConn's 47-game winning streak is the third longest in NCAA Division I women's basketball history, passing Tennessee (1996-98). Louisiana Tech holds the second-longest streak at 54 games (1980-82), while Connecticut holds the record at 70 (2001-03).
- UConn has won each of its 47 consecutive games by double-digits, an NCAA record.
- The Huskies have a 46 consecutive regular-season game winning streak that dates back to a 73-71 loss at Rutgers on Feb. 5, 2008.
- UConn extended its home-court winning streak to 45 straight games, the nation's longest active streak.
- The Huskies have won each of their eight games this season by a margin of at least 25 points following tonight's 80-45 win against Hartford - and seven of their first eight games by 35 points or more.
- The Huskies have won each of their last 25 games played at the XL Center. The last loss came on March 6, 2007 against Rutgers (55-47) in the championship game of the Big East tournament.
- UConn improves to 240-11 playing as the nation's No. 1 ranked team.
- UConn has won 122 consecutive games against non-ranked opponents following today's victory over Hartford.
- UConn improves to 289-11 all-time on its home courts since the 1993-94 season.
- The Huskies have won 75 games in which they scored at least 80 points.
- The Huskies improve to 330-8 in games televised by CPTV (Connecticut Public Television).
- Today is the first game played at the XL Center during the regular season for the Huskies.
- UConn is now 99-11 in games played at the XL Center.
- UConn starts its season 8-0 for the fourth straight season and the 12th time in 14 seasons.
- The Huskies own a 50-22 record against opponents from Connecticut since 1974. Since Geno Auriemma took the helm, the Huskies have played 24 games against in-state opponents and have gone 24-0 in those game.
- The Huskies have now won 25 consecutive games in the month of December.
- UConn improves to 11-0 all-time in the series with Vermont. The Huskies won the previous meeting against Hartford, 78-41, on Dec. 31, 2008.
- The Huskies improve to 55-17 all-time against America East opponents.
- This is the second consecutive game that UConn has faced a team from the America East Conference.
- The Huskies have now won 21 consecutive regular season home games against non-conference opponents since a 70-64 loss to Tennessee on Jan. 6, 2007.
- UConn extends its streak of games without back-to-back losses to 585 consecutive games.
- UConn has won its last 232 games at home against non-ranked opponents in the regular season.
- The Huskies have shot 50 percent or better from the floor in the first 20 minutes of all eight games this season.s
- UConn outscored Hartford in the paint 26-6 in the first half.
- UConn held Hartford without a field goal until 6:32 into the first half (0-for- 7) on a shot by Ruthanne Doherty to cut the score to 22-6. Hartford made four free throws prior to the field goal to get on the board.
- The Huskies forced Hartford to make 13 turnovers in the first half, including three shot-clock violations.
- UConn went on a 15-2 run in the later part of the first half, spanning a 5:36 period. During that time, junior Maya Moore scored 11 points.
- Hartford's 16 points in the first half was the fourth time this season that UConn has limited its opponents to 20 points or fewer in the first 20 minutes of a game. The Huskies have kept their opponents to 27 points or less in all of the first eight games this season.
- UConn outrebounded Hartford in tonight's game 42-24.
- The Huskies' 50.8 percent field-goal percentage is the second lowest shooting percentage for the team this season (lowest 47.6 percent at Texas on Nov. 17, 2009).
- Maya Moore moved up to 12th all-time on the UConn's all-time scoring list with 1,586 points, passing Swin Cash (1,583). Barbara Turner currently holds the 11th spot (1,629).
- Moore's 22 points marked the eighth straight game this season in which she has recorded double-digit points and the 82nd time in her career that she has scored 10 points or more. It is also the 34th time in her career that she has scored 20 points or more, the fifth time this season.
- Senior Tina Charles has now scored at least 10 points for the eighth time this season. It is also her 92nd career game with double-figure points.
- Sophomore Tiffany Hayes' 12 points marked the fifth time this season and the 22nd time in her career that she has recorded 10 points or more.
- Sophomore Caroline Doty's 13 points in tonight's game was the fifth time this season that she has tallied double-digits points. It is also the 11th time in her career that she has at least 10 points in a game.