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CHICAGO - The University of Connecticut Huskies’ women’s basketball team enjoyed a comeback in more ways than one in a detour to Chicago on Wednesday night.

No. 10 UConn welcomed back star attractions Azzi Fudd and Christyn Williams back to their lineup for a showdown against Big East foe DePaul staged in place of a Thursday rematch with top-ranked South Carolina that was canceled due to rescheduling issues in the SEC. The reset conference duel managed to match, if not exceed, the drama of a top ten matchup: dealt a nine-point deficit at halftime, the Huskies fought their way back to an 80-78 victory at Winstrust Arena.

Caroline Ducharme capped off a 19-point night with a driving bank shot with 1.5 seconds remaining to send Connecticut (12-4, 7-0 Big East) back home with a hard-fought victory. The crucial couple also preserved UConn’s long-standing conference winning streak, which now stands at 167 games.