WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men’s and University of Connecticut women’s teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships.
The White House says Obama telephoned UConn coach Geno Auriemma on Wednesday. He placed a call to Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski on Tuesday.READ MORE: New Medical Options For Uterine Fibroids Include Radio Frequency Ablation, New Drugs State Department Temporarily Shuts Down Online Booking System For Passport Appointments, Adding Frustration To Post-Pandemic Backlog
The University of Connecticut women’s team earned its third straight title by defeating Notre Dame 63-53 on Tuesday night. It was also the 10th championship for coach Auriemma.
Obama told both coaches that he looks forward to congratulating both teams in person at the White House.MORE NEWS: Queens High School Secures $20 Million To Overhaul Neglected Athletic Field
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