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NCAA WBB: #1 UConn Cruise Past #21 Cal in Maggie Dixon Classic

NCAA WBB: #1 UConn Cruise Past #21 Cal in Maggie Dixon Classic

Sophmore sensation Breanna Stewart matched her career high with 29 points to lift No. 1 Connecticut to an 80-47 rout of No. 21 California on Sunday in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden.

Madison Square Garden, New York – Super-sensational sophmore forward Breanna Stewart posted a game-high 29 points as top-seeded UConn women defeated Cal, remained perfect (12-0). Stewart also pulled down 10 boards.

“We never had anyone like her,” Auriemma said of his young star. “We’ve had some of the greatest players ever to play college basketball and never had anyone like her. Maya Moore was unique, Diana Taurasi was unique. We’ve never had anybody that has the God-given talent that Breanna has.”

This was UConn’s third appearance in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Huskies met Ohio State in 2010 Classic and beat the Buckeyes to match UCLA’s vaunted 88-game winning streak. Connecticut went on to win a record 90 consecutive games before losing at Stanford. UConn also beat Penn State in 2008.

This was UConn’s third appearance in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Huskies met Ohio State in 2010 Classic and beat the Buckeyes to match UCLA’s vaunted 88-game winning streak. Connecticut went on to win a record 90 consecutive games before losing at Stanford. UConn also beat Penn State in 2008.

This was UConn’s third appearance in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Huskies met Ohio State in 2010 Classic and beat the Buckeyes to match UCLA’s vaunted 88-game winning streak. Connecticut went on to win a record 90 consecutive games before losing at Stanford. UConn also beat Penn State in 2008.

This was UConn’s third appearance in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Huskies met Ohio State in 2010 Classic and beat the Buckeyes to match UCLA’s vaunted 88-game winning streak. Connecticut went on to win a record 90 consecutive games before losing at Stanford. UConn also beat Penn State in 2008.

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