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Connecticut Huskies start No. 1

Updated: November 1, 2013, 3:00 PM ET
Associated Press

Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are back in a familiar place -- No. 1 in the poll.

Connecticut received all 36 votes Friday in The Associated Press' poll, marking the ninth time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason. Five of those years UConn went on to win the national championship.

"I don't know that being preseason No. 1 necessarily gets you anything except some attention," Auriemma said. "But it's always nice when people want to talk about your players ...

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