No. 1 UConn routs USF by 65 points

USF now falls to 0-21 all time against UConn after a 65-point loss to the Huskies. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU

Twenty one times they’ve tried. Twenty one times they’ve failed.

Few have been up to the daunting task of hanging with women’s basketball goliath UConn, who stretched its win streak to 90 with a 102-37 rout of USF, tying a program record,

It was the Bulls' worst loss of the series with USF now fallling to 0-21 all-time against the Huskies and their red-hot 13-1 start to the season hitting a brick wall.

UConn (15-0), which led 64-19 at the half, was an overwhelming force against the Bulls, who shot just 23 percent on 15-of-65 shooting.

Junior Maria Jespersen was the lone Bull in double figures, finishing the game with 11 points.

Last week’s AAC Player of the Week Kitija Laksa, who scored 37 points in her last outing, was held to just seven going 3-of-15 from the field.

The Huskies on the other hand, shot 60 percent from the field with five players in double figures and three scoring 18 or more points.

UConn Senior forward Gabby Williams recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

The Huskies are now one win away from the longest win streak in women’s basketball history. In have only one loss in their last 181 games.