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Hang on everyone, President Obama wants to talk to me

President Obama is a little busy this time of year. But he’s always got a few minutes for old friends.

Especially when those old friends re-write the record books.

Not long after the Connecticut women’s basketball team won its 89th consecutive game Tuesday night, coach Geno Aureimma halted his postgame press conference to take a phone call. You can guess who was on the other end.

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The Huskies have been to the White House twice since Obama was elected and even shot some hoops back in 2009. He “won” the game of P-I-G. Thus, the joke between he and Auriemma.

“Well, Mr. President, I really appreciate that. It’s an incredible thing that these kids have done and we owe you a little bit of gratitude,” Auriemma added. “That lesson you gave on the White House basketball court really paid off. So, I appreciate you doing that for them.”

The zinger at the end of the press conference was pretty good, too. Auriemma certainly doesn’t lack for confidence.

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