UConn guard Kia Nurse high-fives her teammates after getting introduced during warm-ups before the game.
UConn coach Geno Auriemma and his coaching staff react to a foul call in the first half of the game.
Mississippi State forward Victoria Vivians drives to the hoop against UConn forward Gabby Williams. Vivians scored 19 points to lead the Bulldogs.
UConn guard Saniya Chong looks to pass as teammate Kyla Irwin looks on anxiously. Chong scored 10 points and had 5 assists for the Huskies.
UConn forward Gabby Williams launches a jumper over Bulldogs center Teaira McCowan. Williams led the Huskies with 21 points and 8 rebounds.
UConn forward Napheesa Collier drives to the basket in the second half. Collier was held to just 11 points by Mississippi State.
UConn guard Kia Nurse (second from left) goes over a play with teammates Katie Lou Samuelson, Napheesa Collier, and Saniya Chong.
UConn guard Katie Lou Samuelson celebrates after hitting a jumper with 1:35 left in overtime to tie the game 62-62.
UConn guard Katie Lou Samuelson hits the second of two free throws with 26 seconds left to tie the game at 64. Samuelson scored 15 points on 5-for-10 shooting for the Huskies.
Mississippi State guard Morgan William launches a jumper over UConn’s Gabby Williams with 1 second remaining in overtime. The basket won the game 66-64 for the Bulldogs, ending UConn’s record 111-game winning streak.
UConn players react to Mississippi State’s Morgan William’s game-winning jumper. Sophomores Katie Lou Samuelson (second from left) and Napheesa Collier (third from left) had never lost a game in a UConn uniform before Friday night.
UConn’s Gabby Williams holds back tears after the game while head coach Geno Auriemma cracks a smile. “I knew this was coming at some point,” Auriemma remarked in the post-game press conference.
Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer shakes hands with UConn players following the Bulldogs’ win.
UConn head coach Geno Auriemma congratulates Mississippi State’s Morgan William on her game-winning jumper. The Bulldogs advanced to the NCAA Championship final and will play South Carolina on Sunday night.
UConn juniors Gabby Williams (left) and Kia Nurse hold back tears during the post-game press conference.
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