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The men’s and women’s NCAA basketball champions received con

April 17, 1986

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The men’s and women’s NCAA basketball champions received congratulations from President Reagan in a private meeting in the Oval Office Thursday.

Spokesman Dale Petroskey said the president congratulated the Louisville Cardinals, who won the men’s championship by defeating Duke, and the Lady Longhorns of the University of Texas, who won the women’s title by defeating Southern California.

The White House did not open the meeting to news coverage.

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