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UConn one win shy of a perfect season

March to title game started nearly immediately after loss in last year's Final Four

Originally Published: April 6, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Connecticut's players act as if perfection is just about as easy as the old Christmas cartoon song, "Put One Foot in Front of the Other."

At 38-0, they need a national championship victory over Louisville on Tuesday (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. ET) to become the fifth team in NCAA women's basketball history to have an undefeated season. To get that win, they'll do what they've been doing since the season began: Play each game without mentally connecting the dots of what it could ...

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