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UConn Routs Tulsa, Extends Winning Streak to 105 Games



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    Connecticut's Napheesa Collier, center, splits the defense of Tulsa's Kendrian Elliott, left, and Jessica Pongonis, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Napheesa Collier scored 24 points to lead top-ranked UConn to a 105-57 rout of Tulsa on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.

    Katie Lou Samuelson added 19 points for the Huskies (30-0), who extended their NCAA-record winning streak to 105 games and reached the 30-win mark for the 12th consecutive season.

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    Tulsa stayed in the game for the first 5 minutes and was down 8-7 despite making just three of its first 10 shots.

    But Gabby Williams hit her first six shots on the way to a 17-point game and the Huskies led 25-12 after the first quarter. UConn scored the first seven points of the second quarter and the rout was on.

    Erika Wakefield had 15 points for Tulsa (10-21). The Golden Hurricane beat Memphis 60-55 in the opening round but finished the season with losses in seven of its final nine games.

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