UConn women’s basketball beats NC State to reach Final Four

UConn women’s basketball beats NC State to reach Final Four

B yManish arora

UConn's Olivia Nelson-Ododa, left, Paige Bueckers, center, and Dorka Juhasz cheer

NCAA women's basketball tournament Elite Eight matchup between No. 2 UConn and No. 1 NC State

For the 14th straight time, UConn women’s basketball is going to the Final Four.

But it was far from easy. It was an Elite Eight game for the books featuring a season-ending injury and the Huskies’ first overtime game of the season.

first double overtime game in the history of the women’s NCAA Tournament.

UConn (30-5) will face No. 1 seed and reigning national champion Stanford on Friday

The crowd gave her a standing ovation knowing just the same.

Bueckers again came to the rescue, scoring UConn’s first five points of the frame.

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