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.

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)
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 men's basketball head coach Kevin Ollie (L) pats U.S. President Barack Obama (R) on the shoulder after a ceremony honoring the NCAA 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 men's basketball head coach Ollie pats US President Obama on the back after a ceremony at the White House in Washington
UConn men's basketball head coach Kevin Ollie (L) pats U.S. President Barack Obama (R) on the shoulder after a ceremony honoring the NCAA 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)
U.S. President Barack Obama laughs with UConn women's basketball stars Stefanie Dolson (L) and Bria Hartley (2nd L) as he poses with them and men's team star Ryan Boatright (R) and the 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)
US President Obama laughs with UConn women's basketball stars Dolson and Hartley as he poses with them and UConn men's team star Boatright in the East Room of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama laughs with UConn women's basketball stars Stefanie Dolson (L) and Bria Hartley (2nd L) as he poses with them and men's team star Ryan Boatright (R) and the 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)
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
U.S. President Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma as team star Dolson falls off the stage in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
UConn women's basketball star Dolson curtsies as she stands between US President Obama and UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma during a ceremony at the White House in Washington
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
U.S. President Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma as team star Dolson falls off the stage in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
UConn women's basketball star Dolson curtsies as she stands between US President Obama and UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma during a ceremony at the White House in Washington
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
U.S. President Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma as team star Dolson falls off the stage in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson (L) falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was unhurt in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)
UConn women's basketball star Dolson curtsies as she stands between US President Obama and UConn women's basketball coach Auriemma during a ceremony at the White House in Washington
UConn women's basketball star Stefanie Dolson (C) curtsies as she stands between U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and UConn women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma (R) after Dolson fell off the side of the stage during a ceremony honoring 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. Dolson was uninjured in the fall. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASKETBALL)

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