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Obama hosts UConn at White House

Updated: May 17, 2010, 4:02 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama welcomed the University of Connecticut's national champion women's basketball team to the White House on Monday, calling them the best team in all of sports last year, "by far."

"I want to point out this team has not lost a game since I was elected president," the president said.

The UConn women won their second straight NCAA championship earlier this year and are on a 78-game winning streak. It was the seventh title for the program.

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