Thursday evening, Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut women's basketball team eased to a 32-point win over Marquette. The 79-47 victory included a 21-0 second-half run, a big performance from Maya Moore (31 points, eight boards, five blocks), and improved the team to 9-0 on the season, including 2-0 in the Big East.
Just business as usual for the Huskies.
The win was the team's 87th consecutive, many of which have featured 20-point runs, 30-point victories, and huge individual efforts.
And many of which have flown way under the radar.
That won't be the case on Dec. 19. When the top-ranked Huskies take the floor against No. 6 Ohio State -- featuring Commack product Sammy Prahalis -- at Madison Square Garden in the Maggie Dixon Classic; they'll be looking to equal UCLA's NCAA-record winning streak of 88 games.
Those Bruins, coached by John Wooden and featuring a young Bill Walton, went 89-1 over a three-year stretch -- perhaps the most dominant in college sports history. Preventing an upset of monumental proportions, Auriemma and Moore will pass Wooden and Walton atop the record books -- at least for college basketball.
But where do the Huskies rank in terms of the greatest streaks of all time? Click here to see the teams and individual athletes that had the greatest runs of perfection in sports history.