Maya Moore scored 30 points and No. 1 Connecticut won its 80th straight game, 65-64, holding on when No.2 Baylor missed a long shot at the buzzer Tuesday night.
Tiffany Hayes added 16 points for Connecticut (2-0), which is
now eight wins short of matching the 88-game string put together by
UCLA's men's team in the 1970s.
Moore missed a jumper in the closing seconds, giving Baylor a
final chance, but Odyssey Sims missed a 3 from well beyond the arc.
Brittney Griner scored 19 points and had nine blocks for the
Lady Bears (3-1).
Trailing 56-48 with 6:42 left in the game, Moore and freshman
Bria Hartley wouldn't let the streak end, closing the game on a