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Champion Huskies visit White House

Updated: April 27, 2009, 5:48 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Championship ceremony is a White House standard for sports teams. Shooting hoops with the president, now that's something to remember.

Moments after Monday's event in front of the South Portico, President Barack Obama hustled the University of Connecticut's women's basketball team over to the outdoor half-court, away from reporters and cameras.

The president, a former high school player and avid fan who still plays pickup games, prevailed in a brief, impromptu ...

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