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Second-ranked Connecticut women hand No. 1 Stanford its first home loss in nearly six years

  • CORRECTS ID AT RIGHT TO  AMBER ORRANGE (33), NOT JASMINE CAMP (23) - Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) drives to the basket against Stanford guard Amber Orrange (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    CORRECTS ID AT RIGHT TO AMBER ORRANGE (33), NOT JASMINE CAMP (23) - Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) drives to the basket against Stanford guard Amber Orrange (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut center Stefanie Dolson, right, pulls up for a shot over Stanford forward Joslyn Tinkle (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Connecticut center Stefanie Dolson, right, pulls up for a shot over Stanford forward Joslyn Tinkle (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut guard Bria Hartley (14) drives to the basket past Stanford forward Joslyn Tinkle (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Connecticut guard Bria Hartley (14) drives to the basket past Stanford forward Joslyn Tinkle (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)  (The Associated Press)

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.

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.

Stanford got harassed right off the home floor that it ruled with perfection and dominant play for nearly six years — and the Huskies surely took the Cardinal's No. 1 spot along with it.

Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and 13 rebounds as Stanford lost at Maples Pavilion for the first time since March 2007.