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Recruits, Auriemma the keys to UConn's rise

Updated: March 1, 2009, 1:35 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Editor's note: While covering the UConn women's perfect run in 2001-02, ESPN.com revisited each of the previous undefeated seasons in women's college basketball history as well as the Huskies' rise to prominence.

On Jan. 15, 1995, the day before the No. 2-ranked University of Connecticut women's basketball team faced No. 1-ranked Tennessee on national television, coach Geno Auriemma pulled together his team at the center of the Gampel Pavilion court.

"How many of you are scared ...

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