Back in the Sweet 16 for the 25th consecutive season -- with a scheduled Saturday matchup against No. 5-seeded Duke, the No. 1-seeded Connecticut women's basketball team is nevertheless not looking down the line.
Even if this season they might just have reason to.
The Huskies (34-0) enter regional matchups not as defending champions, like they have in so many recent years past, but hoping to climb the mountaintop once more.
After last season's shocking 66-64 overtime loss to Mississippi State in the Final Four, the Huskies of this season learned not to take more than one game at a time, even if expectations dictate they should be on top once more.
"We've built a program where getting to the regionals is expected," Auriemma said. "We have good enough players where we should be able to win two games in the NCAA Tournament most years. After that, you get to the second weekend and it's your team or one or two of your players that make the difference. << Read more
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