Don’t be surprised if the UConn women’s basketball team gets off to a slow start on Tuesday night against Notre Dame like they did against Maryland on Sunday. After all, it is only the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship game.

UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma attributed the slow start against the Terrapins to nerves. And he was okay with it because he wanted them to be nervous. UConn women’s basketball fans didn’t have to worry though as the team took over control of the game in the first half.

Watch and/or listen below as the UConn women’s basketball head coach talked about his teams slow start after Sunday’s game.