Samarie Walker

Does the UConn women's loss diminish their legacy?

Still the gold standard

Shannon J. Owens

Orlando Sentinel

UConn has the right to lose every game for the next two years and still be considered an elite program.

Diminished legacy because of a Final Four loss? Puleeze. Most teams should be so fortunate to make it this far into the NCAA tournament multiple times.

The bar is set at perfection for the Huskies, and it's their own fault because they've been so good for so long. After a loss to Stanford ended their NCAA-record winning streak in December, they quickly regrouped to win 24 consecutive games before falling Sunday to Notre Dame, which UConn had defeated three times this...