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NCAA.com | April 3, 2017

So. Carolina tops Mississippi State for first national championship

  South Carolina defeated Mississippi State 67-55 in Sunday's national title game.

South Carolina is the national champion of women's basketball for the first time in school history, after the Gamecocks defeated Mississippi State 67-55 in an all-SEC title game Sunday night in Dallas.

A'ja Wilson scored a game-high 23 points to go along with 10 rebounds, while Allisha Gray (18 points) and Kaela Davis (10) added to the cause as well. South Carolina pulled away early before holding off the Bulldogs in the final quarter of play. Wilson was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four following the victory.

The win marked the Gamecocks' third this season in head-to-head play against MSU. 

Take a look at the thread below for a full review of Sunday's national championship game:

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