Dawn Staley has waited a long time to cut down this particular net. The South Carolina women’s basketball coach led her team to the program’s first national title on Sunday afternoon, beating Mississippi State 67-55 in Dallas.
— Carson Mason (@CarsonAnnMason) April 3, 2017
It’s the first time Staley left the Final Four with the final win, after falling short three times as a player and once as a coach two years ago at South Carolina.
Staley and the Gamecocks held a comeback from the Bulldogs in the third and fourth quarters, never letting MSU get closer than four points after taking a lead late in the first quarter.