WASHINGTON – For the fourth time in four years, President Obama on Tuesday praised the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for winning the NCAA championship. “So there’s an old saying, you can’t win all the time, except this team wants to consistently bust that cliché,” Obama said.
It’s happening so often President Obama should put Geno Auriemma on speed dial or his cell phone favorites list.
Washington – A relaxed and jovial President Obama honored the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams basketball teams Monday at an elegant event in the East Room of the White House that showed the president was on his game.
Washington – President Obama on Monday will honor the NCAA Champion UConn Huskies men’s and women’s basketball teams, the White House announced Friday.
President Obama phoned the head coaches of both University of Connecticut basketball teams Tuesday to congratulate them on their National Championship wins.
Politicians like to link themselves with winning local sports teams and those from Connecticut are no different. Sens. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both Democrats, say they have a “friendly wager” with Kentucky Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell over the outcome of tonight’s NCAA championship game between UConn’s Huskies and the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
In a time-honored congressional tradition, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, has publicly challenged a colleagues on over who will come out on top in a key game in this year’s NCAA tournament.