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Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | December 7, 2016

UConn vs. Notre Dame roundup: Huskies get statement win in 1-2 matchup

  UConn forward Katie Lou Samuelson tallied 18 points in Wednesday's victory.

It's only December, but Wednesday night's women's basketball 1-2 showdown between UConn and Notre Dame certainly had a Final Four feel to it.

The No. 1 Huskies (8-0) pulled away from the No. 2 Fighting Irish (8-1) 72-61 in South Bend behind big performances from Napheesa Collier (20 points), Gabby Williams (19 points, 12 rebounds) and Katie Lou Samuelson (18 points). UConn was knotted up with Notre Dame 34-34 at the half before outlasting the Irish over the next two frames.

The win marked the Huskies' 83rd straight overall victory and their sixth consecutive over rival Notre Dame.

Read on below for all the updates and analysis from Wednesday night's heavyweight bout:

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