#TBTFoxCT: UConn’s very first NCAA title 20 years ago

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HARTFORD -- When the UConn Women defeated Notre Dame in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday to take home the NCAA title, there was plenty of excitement in Connecticut, but many fans didn't bat an eyelash. Mostly because we're just so used to the Huskies dominating the court.

Can you remember a time when a title win from UConn wasn't so expected?

Tuesday's win just happened to come on the exact 20th anniversary of the team's very first national title win on April 7, 1995.

Head Coach Geno Auriemma and player of the year Rebecca Lobo led the Huskies to win against Tennessee 70 to 64 that year.

Fox CT's Bob Rumbold caught up with Lobo, who's now a TV basketball analyst, all these years later at this year's NCAA tournament.

"The game has grown so much in the last 20 years," Lobo said, "I've really enjoyed being court-side seeing the phenomenal athletes play."

The '95 team was back at Gampel as recently as this February to be honored for the 20th anniversary.

The above video is a report on the homecoming parade by reporter Christina DeFranco and photographer Doug Stewart. DeFranco is now an Emmy-award winning journalist who runs a production company that mainly makes documentaries. Stewart is here at Fox CT in a new role as Community Outreach Coordinator and web producer.