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Hot Takedown: Emergency Pod! UConn Wins Its Third Straight Championship

Here’s an emergency edition of our sports podcast Hot Takedown, breaking down UConn’s third consecutive national women’s college basketball championship. Chadwick Matlin, Kate Fagan, and Allison McCann discuss the program’s dominance, the incessant comparisons between coach Geno Auriemma and John Wooden, and whether anyone will ever catch the Huskies.

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Chadwick Matlin was a deputy managing editor at FiveThirtyEight.

Kate Fagan is a writer for espnW and a regular panelist on the FiveThirtyEight sports podcast Hot Takedown.

Allison McCann is a former visual journalist for FiveThirtyEight.