The streak is over.
No. 1 UConn's run of 111 straight wins and four consecutive national championships ended at the hands of Morgan William and Mississippi State. William's buzzer-beater as time expired in overtime ended a thrilling 66-64 national semifinal that lifted the Bulldogs to their first title game in program history. UConn, which trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half, forced overtime when Gabby Williams blocked a shot in the closing seconds of regulation. A year ago in the Sweet 16, UConn overwhelmed Mississippi State with a 98-38 win in the Bridgeport Regional semifinal.
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COVERAGE OF WIN NO. 100
No. 1 UConn 66, No. 6 South Carolina 55: The Huskies extended their NCAA-record winning streak to triple digits behind Williams' career-high 26 points (she also had 14 rebounds). Collier had 18 points for UConn, which hasn't lost since November 2014. Leading scorer Katie Lou Samuelson didn't score in the first half, and junior leader Nurse missed most of the half after aggravating a right ankle injury. But UConn scored the final seven points of the first half to take a 35-29 halftime lead. Samuelson finished with six points on 2-of-12 shooting.
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