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South Carolina wins first-ever NCAA women's basketball championship

South Carolina beat Mississippi State on Sunday in the finals of the NCAA women's basketball tournament, 67-55, earning their first-ever national championship. The Gamecocks were led by A'ja Wilson, who scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds. Both schools were playing in their first national championship game. The Gamecocks defeated Stanford 62-53 to make it to the championship, while Mississippi State beat the University of Connecticut in the Final Four, ending the Huskies' 111-game winning streak.