NCAA Women's Championship Game 2017: Latest Odds and Predictions
Last season, before Mississippi State faced CT in the Sweet 16, Schaefer said he watched the film "Miracle", about the 1980 US hockey team that famously defeated the heavily favored Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Olympic Games before going on to a gold medal. Which was the strangest thing of all. "For us and SC, you're going to see two teams that are going to be extremely tough, physical, aggressive". And for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, as well. The first OT win in the tournament spoiled Baylor's chance to play in the Final Four just 100 miles from campus.
"They beat us", coach Geno Auriemma said. They were going by us and not over us.
UConn rallied and persisted Friday, but Mississippi State's defense pushed outward on the Huskies in a manner that was ravenous, relentless. The Huskies had not lost in almost two and a half years. It had stuck in their minds, the embarrassment of it, their timidity in the face of a dynasty, and they were determined to redeem themselves. It's about trying to coach and teach them on how to handle adverse situations. "Win the minute, win the hour, win the day", he instructed.
"I always tell my team one play doesn't cost you a game", Auriemma told the media afterward, "but a lot of times, one play will win you a game". In which the two teams were hardly separated by more than a point or two throughout the second half, which ended, fittingly for the Bulldogs, tied at 60.
This year, the Bulldogs returned the favor at the American Airlines Center when Mississippi St's Morgan Williams made the game-winning bucket before the timer went triple 0's and the buzzer echoed all over the arena; signaling not just the end of the game, but the end of the streak.
"We want winning a national championship to be what we're known for. Just get a bucket". "We're still the basketball capital, as much as it feels like a huge loss right now", she said.
McCowan, back in her home state of Texas, also hauled in 8 rebounds while collecting two steals. First, it was Morgan William driving into the lane and putting the ball up for a little kiss off the glass to make it 42-41 Bulldogs.
"It's a great experience", William said. You win 111 games and you lose a game. "But I think right now her confidence is at an all-time high". Look no further than the bear hug he gave William after her game victor against CT. "... Look, nobody's won more than we won". I understand losing, believe it or not.
UConn shot 44.4 percent from the floor but committed nine turnovers and was out-rebounded 21-11 in the opening 20 minutes. "I thought the guys did a great job", Few said. But in an instant, their drive toward a fifth consecutive national championship had been blocked. It is the first women's Final Four in Dallas, and will be the first SEC Champion other than Tennessee.
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That may seem odd to you, if you haven't been keeping up with our antics here at For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, lately. "That's what these kids have, they have heart".
After all of the emotions and all of the drama, there's still another game to go for MSU. They were actually the more veteran team, with four seniors and four juniors.
It's also not insane to think that UConn will be a legit contender - perhaps even the presumptive favorite - next year.
The Bulldogs announced their intention to compete with UConn this time around from the opening seconds.
Sleep can come later for this bunch of Bulldogs as they have no intentions of stopping any time soon.
"They missed out on an opportunity". All in all, it was a very different beginning for the Bulldogs, who had trailed 32-4 after the first quarter a year ago.
Mississippi State guard Morgan William takes part in a news conference at the women's Final Four college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Dallas. And who has staked a claim as the best, most commanding player in the entire tournament. She said Saturday that she must do a better job of not turning the ball over against SC after having seven turnovers in the SEC title game, the most she had in any game this season.
While many were expecting the conquerors of the last four years to joust with history on Sunday night, any permutation of the Final Four teams that came to Dallas was likely to produce a memorable championship game.
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Apr 04 2017