Sunday’s game name defense and offensive rebounds for Camcocks, who controlled the game from the start with a 13-2 lead in the first six minutes of the game. These are the lowest points Huskies have scored in a quarter this season.
Gamecox defeated Huskies 49-24.
The Huskies went on to score two runs – 9-0 in the second quarter and 10-0 in the third – but the Camcocks took the lead throughout the game.
South Carolina guard Destani Henderson and forward Alia Boston were the stars of Sunday’s game. Henderson finished the game with 26 points and Boston 11 points.
“I’m been thinking about this since last season. Everyone had a movie like I’m crying. But today we’re national champions. I’m in tears,” Boston said, referring to last year’s final four defeats to Stanford.
Camcock Defense stops Huskies – Paige Bookers, Christine Williams and Asi Fut star guard. Both Williams and Fudd did not score until the end of the fourth quarter, and the Bookers finished the game with 14 points.
South Carolina coach Dan Staley said, “I know our players are tired, but they were determined to be champions today.
UConn were 11-0 at the national championship games before Sunday, all of which came under head coach Geno Ariamma.
Sunday’s title match was a rematch. South Carolina defeated UConn 73-57 at Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas in November, relying on a staggering defense that kept Huskies at 22 points from Boston and just 3 points in the fourth quarter.
UConn, the premier women’s basketball program for nearly three decades, has lagged behind. UConn, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, has 11 starting line-up this season due to a combination of injuries and Govt disease.
The South Carolina Preseason top-ranked team is 34-2 that year, with each loss being 2 points or less.
This is Yugan’s 14th appearance in the final four appearances, which lasted until 2007.
South Carolina has produced Sweet 16 every year since 2014 and won its first national championship in 2017. The tournament was canceled in 2020 due to the Govt-19 and they were the first ranked team in the country when they lost in the final four last year. .
Both teams last played in the NCAA Tournament in 2018, beating UConn 94-65 to advance to the final four.
CNN’s Jacob Lev contributed to the report.