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Stanford holds off Arizona 54-53 to win women’s NCAA title

Stanford wins NCAA title.
Stanford wins NCAA title.(AP Photo/ | AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Published: Apr. 4, 2021 at 9:37 PM EDT
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Haley Jones scored 17 points and Stanford beat Arizona 54-53, giving the Cardinal and coach Tara VanDerveer their first national championship in 29 years.

It wasn’t a masterpiece by any stretch with both teams struggling to score and missing easy layups and shots, but Stanford did just enough to pull off the win surviving a miss by Aari McDonald that bounced off the rim at the buzzer.

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