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President Obama honors UConn

Updated: May 17, 2011, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is proclaiming the Connecticut Huskies as the best college basketball team in the land.

Obama honored the University of Connecticut men's basketball team Monday for winning the 2011 NCAA national championship title. Connecticut defeated Butler University to capture the national title last month.

Obama congratulated the team and coach, but called the day bittersweet since it reminded him once again that his "bracket was a bust," a reference ...

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