Women are so sneaky.
Shooting only 32 % from the field on Dec. 30 against the Stanford Cardinal, the Connecticut Huskies lost their first game after a Charlie Sheen style win streak of 90 consecutive games.
Their New Year’s resolution? Don’t lose a game in 2011.
It’s about time someone kept one of those alive in March.
The UConn women enter the most important month of the basketball year with a 17 game win streak. They’ve beaten nine ranked teams in the process, averaging a touch over 76 points per game. UConn doesn’t toy with the opposition, destroying them by an average of 25 points per game. The opposing coach probably wants to throw in the towel at halftime.
Stanford remains their only loss on the season.
For about a month, the Associated Press and Coaches polls both thought the Baylor Bears were the best team in the country. UConn fell off the top step in the podium. They now had the silver medal. That doesn’t play in Storrs.
Time passed. Baylor lost. And now UConn leads the rest of the women into the dance. They are tied with Green Bay as the only team in the country with just one blemish on their record.
The Huskies really like using scissors in the early part of April. Connecticut cut down the nets in Missouri and Texas after they won the championship the last two seasons in women’s basketball.
The UConn Huskies will take a page from Billy Joel’s “She’s Always A Women” into the NCAA Tournament. Joel sings that a woman will carelessly cut you and laugh while you are bleeding. These girls are a little different. It’s not careless.
Don’t forget about UConn. They are so sneaky.
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