No. 4 Duke snaps UConn's 69-game home win streak

Posted: Sunday, January 04, 2004

HARTFORD, Conn. Alana Beard scored 20 of her 21 points in the second half, and No. 4 Duke rallied to beat top-ranked Connecticut 68-67 Saturday to snap a home winning streak of 69 games and prevent the Huskies from setting an NCAA record.

Tennessee dealt UConn its last home loss, 72-71 on Feb. 2, 2000.

Jessica Foley's 3-pointer at the buzzer was the game-winner, capping an 18-3 rally over the final four minutes.

No. 3 Texas 92, New Mexico 47

AUSTIN, Texas Jamie Carey and Tiffany Jackson scored 17 points apiece, and Texas rode another stellar defensive performance.

No. 6 Minnesota 63, South Carolina 53

MINNEAPOLIS Lindsay Whalen scored 24 points to surpass 2,000 for her career, and Minnesota remained undefeated.

No. 8 Louisiana Tech 63, Tulsa 60

TULSA, Okla. Trina Frierson scored 20 points, and Louisiana Tech survived a scare to beat Tulsa in their Western Athletic Conference opener.

No. 20 DePaul 70, N. Illinois 60

DeKALB, Ill. Khara Smith scored 24 points, leading four DePaul players in double figures, and the 20st-ranked Blue Demons defeated Northern Illinois Saturday night.

No. 13 Colorado 98, Buffalo 47

BOULDER, Colo. Kate Fagan made seven of Colorado's school-record 16 3-pointers and scored 24 points for the 13th-ranked Buffs Saturday night.

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