Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and second-ranked Connecticut played spoiler and streak-buster this time, snapping No. 1 Stanford's nation-leading 82-game home unbeaten run with a surprisingly easy, 61-35 rout Saturday in Stanford, Calif.
It was the Huskies who saw the end of their NCAA record 90-game winning streak at Maples Pavilion with a 71-59 loss two years ago, almost to the day on Dec. 30.
Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points as UConn (11-0) thoroughly outplayed Stanford (11-1) on both ends of the floor in this highly touted game featuring the country's top programs and Final Four regulars from opposite coasts.
Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and 13 rebounds as Stanford lost at Maples Pavilion for the first time since March 2007.
Delaware 59, Villanova 45 - The 9-2 Wildcats' eight-game win streak ended with a loss to the Blue Hens (7-3) in the first round of the Dartmouth Blue Sky Classic in Hanover, N.H.
Villanova's Megan Pearson (Archbishop Carroll) grabbed seven rebounds.
Delaware was paced by Elena Delle Donne with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
St. Joseph's 79, UMBC 38 - Behind a team effort, the Hawks (8-4) topped the Retrievers (4-9) to win the Hawk Classic championship at Hagan Arena. Erin Shields (Archbishop Carroll) totaled 12 points and nine assists and was named MVP.
La Salle 72, St. Peter's 55 - Brittany Wilson and Ebonee Jones each scored 16 points to lead all scorers as the host Explorers (4-9) won their third straight, beating the Peahens (0-11).
St. Joseph's (N.Y.) 63, Immaculata 61 - Sara Smith (Archbishop Prendergast) scored a career-high 20 points, but the Mighty Macs (4-8) lost the consolation game to the Golden Eagles (7-3) at the ECAC Holiday Festival in Kissimmee, Fla.
Penn 52, Alabama State 37 - A strong effort from the bench put the Quakers over the Hornets in the first game of the Iowa State Cyclone Challenge in Ames, Iowa.
Michigan State 57, Temple 47 - After narrowing a 15-point gap to just six in the final minutes, the comeback attempt fell short for the Owls (5-6) against the Spartans (12-1) in East Lansing, Mich.
Lafayette 54, Fordham 50 - Emily Homan (Delaware County Christian) led the Leopards with her second consecutive double-double, totaling 14 points and 13 rebounds, as Lafayette edged the Rams and advanced to the Fordham Holiday Classic championship game in New York.
Widener 67, Vassar 65 - Francesca Lee (Rancocas Valley) scored 12 points for the Pride (9-2), who beat the Brewers (6-1) at the MSU Holiday Tournament in Montclair, N.J.
College of New Jersey, 73, Apprentice 51 - Kylie O'Donnell (Sterling) finished with a career-high 16 points, shooting 7 for 10 from the floor as the Lions earned a spot in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in York, Pa.