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UConn Reaches 14th-Straight Final Four: College Basketball World Reacts

UConn star Paige Bueckers looks on.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - MARCH 29: Paige Bueckers #5 of the UConn Huskies looks on during the first half against the Baylor Lady Bears in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at the Alamodome on March 29, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

UConn won a double-overtime thriller over NC State in Monday night's epic Elite Eight contest. Along with arguably representing the best NCAA tournament game of the year, the 91-87 triumph extended an unprecedented record.

Following the narrow win, Geno Auriemma's Huskies are going to their 14th straight Final Four.

Paige Bueckers, who stole the show with 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting, was six years old when UConn started the streak in 2008.

Fans tried to wrap their heads around such an unfathomable prolonged stretch of consistent dominance.

Sam Hoppen pointed out the statistical absurdity of UConn's streak.

Breanna Stewart led the Huskies to four of those Final Four trips, all of which culminated in a national championship. Like everyone else watching, including former teammate Katie Lou Samuelson, the Seattle Storm star was on the edge of her seat.

The Huskies have won six championships during this span and 11 total under Auriemma. Yet despite steadily reaching the Final Four, they have not made the national title game since Stewart's senior year in 2016.

UConn will look to change that when facing the reigning champions, Stanford, on Friday in Minneapolis.