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US President Obama poses with UConn women's and men's basketball stars in the East Room of the White House in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama poses with UConn women's basketball stars Stefanie Dolson (L) and Bria Hartley (2nd L) and men's team stars Ryan Boatright (2nd R) and Shabazz Napier (R) with jerseys of the NCAA basketball champion University of Connecticut Huskies men's and women's basketball teams in the East Room of the White House in Washington, June 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)

UConn basketball teams visit White House

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Since UConn captured both the men's and women's national titles this past April, President Obama didn't have to invite both champions to the White House separately this summer.

Instead he brought hosted both squads together Monday afternoon, a fact he made light of in his speech congratulating the two teams on their respective accomplishments.