Mike Tyson congratulated the wrong team on women’s national title

Mike Tyson confused Cincinnati and Connecticut after women’s title game.
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Connecticut won its fourth consecutive women’s basketball title on Tuesday night, defeating Syracuse 82–51 in the championship game and giving the team’s seniors a perfect record in the postseason tournament.

Mike Tyson wanted to congratulate the women on their dominance but he got his schools that begin with a C mixed up and accidentally congratulated the Huskies’ American Conference rivals the University of Cincinnati.


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The Bearcats did not have quite as successful a year as UConn, going 8-22 and losing to the eventual champions by 54 and 62 points in their two meetings this season.

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