President Obama is a little busy this time of year. But he’s always got a few minutes for old friends.
Especially when those old friends re-write the record books.
Not long after the Connecticut women’s basketball team won its 89th consecutive game Tuesday night, coach Geno Aureimma halted his postgame press conference to take a phone call. You can guess who was on the other end.
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“Well, Mr. President, I really appreciate that. It’s an incredible thing that these kids have done and we owe you a little bit of gratitude,” Auriemma added. “That lesson you gave on the White House basketball court really paid off. So, I appreciate you doing that for them.”
The zinger at the end of the press conference was pretty good, too. Auriemma certainly doesn’t lack for confidence.
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