Connecticut Huskies basketball teams visit the White House

On Monday, June 9, 2014, the Connecticut Huskies men's and women's basketball teams visited the White House in Washington, D.C. after winning both NCAA Division I basketball championships for the 2013-2014 season.

President Barack Obama gave a speech complimenting both teams for their accomplishments during the 2013-2014 college basketball season where you can see the video above. This is the second time in school and NCAA history when both the men's and women's teams won national championships in the same year. The last time was in 2004.

The UConn women's basketball team went 40-0 and won their ninth national title, more than any other NCAA Division I women's college basketball program. This is also their second straight national championship.

The UConn men's basketball team went 32-8 to win their fourth national championship in the last 16 years, more than any other program in NCAA Division I men's college basketball in that time frame.

At the end of the video, Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley gave the President a women's team jersey. Dolson and Hartley were the senior leaders of the 2013-14 team. Coincidentally, Dolson and Hartley are now rookies for the Washington Mystics WNBA team, which plays just blocks away from the White House.

Dolson, who also challenged the President to a dance-off, slipped off the stage at some point. That didn't appear in the video above to the best of my knowledge.

In an interview with Monumental Network's Jumoke Davis, Dolson acknowledged the fall and made some light of it here.

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If you can't see the embed above, click here for the link.

Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright gave the President a men's team jersey. Napier was a senior on the 2013-14 team and was the Most Outstanding Player in the Final Four. Boatright, who also was a major part of the team, is entering his senior season for the Huskies.

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