Notre Dame, UConn prepare for 7th Final Four clash since 2011

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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, left, talks with Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw before an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The UConn and Notre Dame women’s basketball teams are set to meet once again in the Final Four.

The Huskies are making a 12th straight trip to the national semifinals.

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The two programs have played six times in the Final Four since 2011, splitting the meetings.

The Irish beat the Huskies 91-89 in last year’s Final Four on a dramatic buzzer-beater in overtime and went on to win their second title. UConn won a regular-season rematch, 89-71, in December in South Bend, Indiana.

News 8 will have full coverage from Tampa of UConn’s run in the tournament.

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