Baylor's Lauren Cox leaves NCAA title game with leg injury

Baylor's Lauren Cox leaves NCAA title game with leg injury

Baylor's Lauren Cox leaves NCAA title game with leg injury

"At that point, everything was for Lauren... So I was glad I was able to see them before I got a locker room". "It's the way they've always played since Arike's been there".

The Baylor Bears are back at the top of the sport with their Sunday win in the women's college basketball national title game.

"It feels incredible", Smith said.

RECAP: @BaylorWBB is moving on to the National Championship! "To do it my freshman year is just wonderful".

Baylor responded to the challenge by exploiting their size advantage inside and clamping down on defense in the fourth quarter. The Irish would go 5-of-6 from the free throw line to close the game out. The Baylor coach said she understands McGraw's point about opportunities for women in coaching - "Statistics are glaring", Mulkey said - but shies away from using the word "never", because she has a son and would be honored if he wanted to coach women's basketball.

Chloe Jackson's layup went in, Arike Ogunbowale's foul shot bounced out, and Cox stood on crutches at the end of the bench, pumping her right arm as the final second ticked off.

It will also be the first championship game since 2012 when both coaches - Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw and Baylor's Kim Mulkey - are women.

"Nalyssa came in, and she kind of played like she was Lauren", junior guard Juicy Landrum said. "She got us here". When we had [Olivia Nelson-Ododa] in the game, it was much more hard for them to get those shots.

UConn (35-3) held a nine-point lead at 64-55 with just under eight minutes to play.

Still, on Sunday, in the biggest game of her career, she was ready for the call.

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While this answer drew more criticism from people who don't believe gender inequality is still, you know, a thing, it will undoubtedly go down as one of the most powerful moments in women's basketball history.

"I know (it's Wednesday)", Brown said with a sigh.

"You bet I'm going to hang onto him". Especially demoralizing was in the first quarter the tandem of Brown and Cox had merely four points while the rest of the team was 10 of 14 from the field, led by Jackson's 5 of 5 effort. I just know when you lose a big-time player in the middle of a national championship game, you're not supposed to win.

The Lady Bears (37-1) won their first championship in seven years.

Caitlin Bickle is a freshman like Smith, and often guards her in practice.

"There was no doubt". "That kid probably would have been defensive player of the year nationally next year". "I thought she settled in at halftime. Every single play she's going to give all she has". She grabbed an offensive board and then sank a jumper.

What does it feel to have worn the Notre Dame uniform?

"But from the time I left her on that floor to get to that huddle, I needed to regroup", Mulkey said. "It's tough", Ogunbowale told reporters.

Before we look ahead to this clash between this pair of No. 1 seeds, let's review how they got here as Baylor knocked off OR 72-67 and Notre Dame defeated UConn 81-76 on Friday night. Marina Mabrey added 12 points and 12 assists, and Jackie Young scored 11 points. Without her. just start with getting back to the NCAA Tournament and build from there.

"Hell, I'm too old to get up", Mulkey joked Saturday morning.

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