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No. 1 Connecticut wins battle of unbeatens by defeating No. 2 South Carolina, 66-54

No. 1 Connecticut wins battle of unbeatens by defeating No. 2 South Carolina, 66-54

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Connecticut again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina, 66-54, on Monday night.

The Gamecocks had won their first 22 games and, in front of their first sold-out crowd at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena, figured to give the three-time defending NCAA champion Huskies (23-0) their sternest test of the season.

Instead, Stewart and UConn led by 15 points in the second quarter and never let the Southeastern Conference champs get back in it.

Stewart was the main reason why, finishing with her ninth double-double this season to go with five blocks. The 6-foot-4 senior also played strong...

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