After all the winning, the Huskies coach could appreciate a thrilling victory — even from the other side. I knew this was coming at some point. Winning had become routine, often by routs. But in an instant, their drive toward a fifth consecutive national championship had been blocked.
Mississippi State vs. Mississippi State won Mississippi State takes on South Carolina at 5 p. Central 6 p. Check below for live streaming information. Mississippi State got to the championship game by beating four-time defending champion Connecticut in the Final Four.
South Carolina knocked off Stanford in the Final Four. The Gamecocks have also never won a national title in women's basketball. Mississippi State's upset that snapped the Huskies' record game winning streak Friday night means a third meeting this season with South Carolina, this time on Sunday for the title.
Some new blood is filling in for the blue bloods at the Final Four, with the Bulldogs pulling their stunner in their first trip to the semifinals and the Gamecocks taking over in the second half of their second visit and beating frequent semifinalist Stanford For us, we're aiming for another first.
But they're not complete novices.
Staley made three straight Final Fours as a player with Virginia in the early s without winning a title before leading South Carolina to its first bid two years ago. The Gamecocks won both previous meetings, at home during the regular season and in the SEC Tournament championship in early March in Greenville, South Carolina.
We're going into round three with South Carolina.
We've had two knockdown, drag-outs with them. The Vols won both. As for a bevy of players who will be on the biggest stage for the first time, a budding star has a head start.
Bulldogs guard Morgan William, a 5-foot-5 junior, is coming off the buzzer-beating shot that took down the four-time champs in overtime. Her previous game, she scored a career-high 41 points in the regional finals to spoil Baylor's chance to play in the Final Four just miles from campus.
Victoria Vivians' 3-point shooting helped Mississippi State build a point lead in the first half against UConn, while Breanna Richardson and Teaira McCowan provided the inside muscle that helped hold down one of the best offensive teams in the country.
We want to win it all, and we know we can win it all. But a pair of junior transfers will also be the focus -- Allisha Gray and Davis.
Gray had a big second half and led the Gamecocks with 18 points against Stanford, and Davis will be looking to bounce back from a 2-of shooting night in the Final Four debut for both guards. Live streaming for Mississippi State vs.
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