Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:05 pm
Obama congratulates UConn women on 8th NCAA title
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
The White House says that in a telephone call Wednesday, Obama commended the Huskies for their extraordinary season and their run in the tournament. The Huskies defeated Louisville 93-60 on Tuesday night to claim the championship.
The president also asked the coach to relay his congratulations to Breanna Stewart, who was named most outstanding player of the Final Four.
Obama said he looks forward to honoring the team at the White House.