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Here are the UConn Huskies women's basketball team's pregame quotes before their matchup with the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday night for the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship. Quotes courtesy of ASAP Sports: MODERATOR:  Joining us now on the dais we have UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and student‑athletes Caroline Doty, Kaleena Mosqueda‑Lewis, Breanna Stewart, Stefanie Dolson, and Kelly Faris. We'll start taking questions for the student‑athletes. Q.  Caroline, I don't know if there is such a thing, but are now in official final game of your career mode? CAROLINE DOTY:  I don't know if there's a mode to get into it, but definitely crossed my mind.  It's been five years.  I don't know what I'm going to be doing next year.  It's a long time. I'm just happy to be here and I'm glad the national championship is my last career game.  Hope to go out with a bang. Q.  Who's got Shoni Schimmel assignm...
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