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Respect, title on line for Duke, Maryland

Updated: April 3, 2006, 1:57 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Duke coach Gail Goestenkors was remembering her first NCAA title-game experience.

"When we made it in 1999, everybody was just shocked that we were even there," she said. "We were having fun, enjoying ourselves, no pressure. Then … the national anthem came on. And that's when it just hit us, how close we really were to attaining our dream. It was the biggest game of the year … and I felt us tighten up right then.

"We had been great until that point, and ...

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