DALLAS, Texas – The Bulldogs did it again.
Morgan William's jumper as time expired lifted Mississippi State to a stunning 66-64 overtime win against top-ranked Connecticut in the semifinal round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament played before a crowd of 19,202 at American Airlines Arena.
MSU (34-4) will face Southeastern Conference rival South Carolina (32-4) at 5 p.m. Sunday in the national championship game. The contest will be shown nationally on ESPN. It is MSU's first-ever appearance in the women's basketball national championship game and the school's second appearance in a team sport national championship contest in four years, coming on the heels of baseball playing for the 2013 title.