*The University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team defeated Florida State, 93-62, Tuesday night to set the college basketball record with their 89th consecutive victory.
Coach John Wooden’s UCLA teams won 88 straight games from 1971 to 1974. Wooden died June 4 at age 99.
Earlier we reported …
UConn Women’s Team Ties Men’s Record, Coach Sounds Off on Discrimination
*The University of Connecticut’s women’s team have shown themselves to be phenomenal basketball players by any standard, man or woman.
On Sunday, they tied the record of UCLA’s men’s team with 88 straight wins and the young women were supposed to feel truly victorious and blemish free. But, the victory came with mixed emotions from their record breaking audience at Madison Square Gardens.
So far, there is no other women’s team that can compete with the ladies. And their coach Geno Auriemma is really upset about the whole thing. (more…)