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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Looks like UConn is not satisfied by ruining women's basketball -- now they're taking their plague of excellence to other sports: Michigan softball has found a comparison and a contemporary in Connecticut women's basketball
It started as a joke. Michigan’s softball players wanted to watch the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. Their coach, Carol Hutchins, and her staff wanted to watch the women’s tournament.

On the bus during a road trip to start the season they reached a compromise - Connecticut.

"So we were on the bus watching women's basketball and we were like 'OK, can we change the channel,'" junior first baseman Dorian Shaw said. "But when you're watching UConn, it's like they have no gender. They are just playing basketball. They are just doing things that you just don't believe anybody will be able to do.

"When we are watching them, it's fine."

In watching UConn, Michigan also found something else - a comparison.