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Obama predicts UConn in his women’s NCAA bracket

  • ASSOCIATED PRESSFILE - In this July 31, 2013 file photo, University of Connecticut Huskies teammates Stefanie Dolson, top left, and Kiah Stokes, top right, give the 'bunny ears' to President Barack Obama as he poses for photo with the team to honor their 2013 NCAA WomenÕs Basketball Championship win, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Also seen top center Breanna Stewart, and from bottom left, Caroline Doty, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kelly Faris. On Saturday, March 1, 2014, Dolson and fellow senior Bria Hartley will have their names added to the ÒHuskies of HonorÓ wall at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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    FILE - In this July 31, 2013 file photo, University of Connecticut Huskies teammates Stefanie Dolson, top left, and Kiah Stokes, top right, give the 'bunny ears' to President Barack Obama as he poses for photo with the team to honor their 2013 NCAA WomenÕs Basketball Championship win, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Also seen top center Breanna Stewart, and from bottom left, Caroline Doty, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kelly Faris. On Saturday, March 1, 2014, Dolson and fellow senior Bria Hartley will have their names added to the ÒHuskies of HonorÓ wall at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON >> President Barack Obama is predicting a repeat championship for Connecticut in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

Obama’s women’s bracket was revealed in an ESPN segment Friday, the eve of the tournament’s start.

He is putting two undefeated teams, Connecticut and Notre Dame, in the April 8th final. He has Stanford and Louisville rounding out the Final Four.

Obama says he knows it gets boring to keep picking Connecticut. But he predicts he’ll be hosting the Huskies at the White House once again.

At last year’s ceremony, the president promised Connecticut center Stefanie Dolson that he would take her on in a dance-off if she made it back.

He tells ESPN he’ll stick to the promise, “as long as it’s not televised.”

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