The White House said hello to not one, but two packs of championship-winning Huskies on Monday.
After dominating their respective March Madness tournaments, the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams paid President Barack Obama a visit at the White House, where they were honored.
The President had picked the heavily favored women’s team to win it all in his annual bracket, but he did not pick the men’s team to win, although he joked and said, “neither did anybody else.”
UConn is the only school to have won both men’s and women’s tournament and they’ve done it twice. The other time they accomplished the feat was in 2004.
During the event, Obama challenged Stefanie Dolson of the women’s team to a dance-off, but she took a tumble when she was coming down from the risers.
This was the second time in four years that the men’s team has won the national championship. Meanwhile, the women have won in back-to-back seasons. Both programs have combined to win 13 national championships since 1995.
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