Is it fair to compare UConn and UCLA?
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  1. occassia
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    Posted 12/27/2010 4:42 PM

    Since nobody else has posted about this, I will: The UConn winning streak.
    http://blogs.wsj.com/dailyfix/2010/12/22/is-it-fair-to-compare-uconn-and-ucla/
    And yeah, their coach is kind of a loose cannon, but he's put together an amazing program.
    I am a fan of really, really, really fun basketball!
  1. TayC
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    Posted 12/27/2010 7:55 PM

    yeah, i think just because they are girls, it doesnt change the fact that, they won all those times in a row.
    i mean when was the last time you did something 89 times ina  row
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 12/27/2010 10:08 PM

    Is it fair to compare them? Heck yes it is. Everything about the game they play is nearly identical except the women's ball is smaller and there is no backcourt violation, but for the most part the playing fields are leveled. UCONN's streak simply lasted longer. Although in UCLA's defense, the men's game probably has a lot more parity compared to the ladies where it seems like there is a handful of great teams and the rest are scattered around, definitely not as many upsets.
    I am a fan of
  1. blazersforlife234
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    Posted 12/27/2010 10:43 PM

    Hawes, are you sure there's no backcourt violation in the women's game? Never knew that haha. But yeah what they are doing is VERY impressive, don't care if they're girls. It's impressive
    I am a fan of winning.
  1. barnettfan
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    Posted 12/28/2010 2:04 AM

    I hope it continues so all the Nay-Sayers will shut up. It is very impressive at what the coach and the girls have done so far. Can you compare the 2, yes and no, Same game just a little differant.Also remember UCLA was playing without a shot clock. All in all the record is monserous and will probably never be beat just like John Woodens for UCLA.
    Any bets he gets an offer from a mens College?
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  1. Kim~
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    Posted 12/28/2010 11:58 AM

    Those "girls" straight ball, and are not finished winning  after breaking UCLA's record. To bad sports are so male dominant.
    I am a fan of scrapping !
  1. TayC
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    Posted 12/31/2010 12:56 PM

    im down for that one chick form baylor.
    SuUUUper tall
    I am a fan of The Blazers ♂, the £-Train, and of course, The ¤ King. ™
  1. Texanblazer
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    Posted 01/01/2011 3:04 PM

    I'm a Sophomore at Baylor and Britney Griner is the chick your talking about....she's beastly haha.
    I am a fan of THE Baylor University Bears, Portland Trailblazers, Dallas Cowboys, and Houston Astros.
  1. occassia
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    Posted 01/01/2011 7:53 PM

    Well, winning the streak ended:

    STANFORD 71, UCONN 59

    Stanford Beats UConn to Halt Streak at 90

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/31/sports/ncaabasketball/31women.html?_r=1

    But what an outstanding performance!
    I am a fan of really, really, really fun basketball!
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