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Sam Richmond | NCAA.com | March 29, 2016

UConn women's basketball: What the world was like the last time the Huskies missed the Final Four

  UConn will face off against Oregon State in its Final Four game on Sunday.

At this point, the UConn women’s basketball program is almost synonymous with the Final Four.  

With their win over Texas on Monday night, the Huskies are now headed to their ninth straight Final Four, an NCAA record.  

To put in perspective just how impressive this streak is, here’s a look back at what life was like in 2007, when UConn was last shutout of the national semifinal.

The San Antonio Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’ first NBA Finals appearance

Apple first announced the iPhone

"The Departed" won Picture of the Year at the 79th Academy Awards

Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable” was the year’s most popular song, according to Billboard’s end of the year list

George W. Bush was in his seventh year as President of the United States

Barry Bonds broke Hank Aaron’s record for most career home runs

"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" debuted

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