Wednesday, December 22, 2010

congratulations grrrls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i'm not into sports as a rule (don't chu be talkin' bout my red sox though) but i DO have to give a wicked loud shout out to the uconn women's basketball team and everyone associated with them. an amazing group of people who accomplished an amazing amazing thing!

(and i hope my popi and his special friend had a GREAT time at the game last night)

No. 89: UConn tops UCLA, beats Florida St 93-62
 Associated Press

Richard Deitsch
Richard Deitsch
HARTFORD, Conn. -- The game wasn't competitive. Coronations rarely are. UConn won its 89th consecutive game on Tuesday night, a 93-62 win over Florida State that morphed from basketball game into a blue and white pep rally in the second half.
The victory tops the 88-game winning streak set by John Wooden's UCLA men's team from 1971-74, and leaves the UConn women at the top of the list among major-college basketball's longest winning streaks. In the game's waning seconds, the crowd at the XL Center held signs in the air with the number "89," serenading the team with the sweet sounds of those digits. Behind the Florida State bench, fans unfurled a large tribute banner to UConn coach Geno Auriemma. It read THE SORCERER OF STORRS...............

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Maya Moore added 10 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and a steal to go along with her career-high points total as the Huskies improved to 11-0.
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