Major Upsets At Women’s March Madness
In the second to final game of the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Mississippi State beat the University of Connecticut 66-64.The two point difference ended their 111 game win streak, the longest win streak in college basketball history, and their four year streak winning the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament. UConn has won the championship 11 times since joining the tournament in 1989. Mississippi State has never won in the 18 years they’ve been in the tournament, and this was the first year they made it to even the Elite Eight.
Mississippi State lost to the South Carolina who won the championship for the first time in the 44 years they’ve competed. South Carolina joined the tournament in 1982 and only made the Final Four twice, once in 2015 and again this year.