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With 8th title, UConn could start next great dynasty in women's basketball

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    Connecticut forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (23) reacts during first half of the national championship game against Louisville of the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma reacts after cutting the net down with Connecticut players celebrating after defeating Louisville 93-60 in the national championship game of the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) celebrates after defeating Louisville 93-60 in the national championship game of the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut guard Kelly Faris (34) dives for a loose ball as Breanna Stewart (30) reaches for it during the second half of the national championship game against Louisville at the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) (The Associated Press)

The UConn Huskies ran through the NCAA tournament en route to their eighth national championship.

With heralded freshman Breanna Stewart, sophomore Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and most of the team back, this could be the next great UConn era. A scary thought for the rest of women's college basketball.

Over the past three season UConn has lost 11 games — including twice in the Final Four. Nine of the defeats came to Notre Dame and Baylor. With Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner moving on to the WNBA, it's easy to start talking dynasty and a few more trips to the White House.

Stewart will be key to that success. Coach Geno Auriemma said when he signed her that the Huskies might not lose many games with her. She's already 1 for 1 on the biggest stage.