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UConn women take lucky No. 8

The Huskies disposed of Big East rival Louisville, 93-60, winning the program’s eighth national championship in New Orleans Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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UConn head coach Geno Auriemma is carried by his players after defeating Louisville in the second half of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma reacts after cutting the net down with Connecticut players celebrating after defeating Louisville 93-60 in the national championship game of the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans.

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Breanna Stewart, left, (30), of UConn, battles Shoni Schimmel, (23), of Louisville in the first half of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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Stefanie Dolson, (31), of UConn battles Louisville defenders in the first half of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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Morgan Tuck, left, and Antonita Slaughter, right, tussle for a loose ball in the first half of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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Bria Smith, top, of Louisville attempts to grab a loose ball from Caroline Doty (5) of UConn in the first half of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.