UConn beats UCF in AAC semifinal for 106th straight win

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UNCASVILLE — Gabby Williams and Napheesa Collier each scored 16 points as top-ranked UConn beat UCF 78-56 Sunday in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.

Crystal Dangerfield added 14 points and Katie Lou Samuelson had 12 for the Huskies (31-0), who extended their NCAA record winning streak to 106 games and will play for their fourth consecutive AAC Tournament championship on Monday night.

The Huskies have never been beaten by a conference opponent in the four-year history of the league.

Zykira Lewis led all scorers with 22 points and Aliyah Gregory added 13 for UCF (20-11), which lost for just the second time in nine games.

Samuelson hit a 3-pointer to open the game and for the 20th time this season, UConn never trailed.

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