Huskies end Baylor's 69-game home winning streak
Waco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Breanna Stewart had 18 points and 11 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut defeated No. 7 Baylor 66-55 on Monday night, ending the Lady Bears' nation-best 69-game home winning streak.
Bria Hartley netted 17 points for UConn (18-0), which hadn't won a game by less than 17 prior to Monday's tilt.
The Huskies have won 24 in a row overall.
Odyssey Sims tallied 20 points, while Nina Davis registered 11 points and 17 rebounds for the Lady Bears (14-2), who hadn't lost at Ferrell Center since falling to Texas 70-54 on March 7, 2010.
UConn led by as many as 11 in the first half, but Baylor slowly chipped away at the deficit and a Sims 3-pointer with 10:54 left cut the gap to 50-49.
The Lady Bears, though, never got any closer as the Huskies ended the game on a 16-6 run.
The Huskies led 36-27 at the break in a contest between the two last national champions.
01/13 22:16:54 ET