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Still Spinnin': In 2010, Connie Yori's Husker women's basketball team had a 'no-mercy rule'

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Connie Yori

The Huskers went 29-0 in the 2009-10 regular season, winning a championship in the nation’s toughest conference and earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. "When you look back on it, you’re thinking, that was unheard of,” Connie Yori said. "That had never happened before. It really was phenomenal.”

Griffin and Turner

Kelsey Griffin celebrates with Yvonne Turner after Turner drew a charging foul. “It was the no-mercy rule, in a good way,” Turner said. “We meant business.”

Lindsey Moore

The 2010 Huskers were unabashed menaces to those who suited up to try to take them down on the court. “It’s taken me some time — 10 years — to realize yeah, the fact that we were able to do that? Holy crap. We didn’t lose a game for four months,” said Lindsey Moore, a freshman point guard. 

Kelsey Griffin

“It was about sticking true to your values, which in hindsight that’s what that team did,” Kelsey Griffin said. “I think that’s why we were successful. We wanted to be hard-working, blue-collar, great communicating teammates.”

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