UConn Outlasts NC State in Double OT to Reach Record 14th Straight Final Four 

For a record 14th straight year, the women’s NCAA tournament will welcome UConn to the Final Four. 

The No. 2 Huskies punched their ticket to Minneapolis with a 91–87 victory 

Victory over the No. 1 NC State Wolfpack in a double-overtime thriller on Monday night in Bridgeport 

UConn forced 14 turnovers and survived a furious fourth quarter 

Overtime effort from NC State to reach a 22nd Final Four under coach Geno Auriemma. 

Tied at 61 at the end of the fourth quarter, the two teams traded baskets in the opening minute of overtime 

The Wolfpack’s Jakia Brown-Turner played spoiler at the moment, drilling a three-pointer with 0.8 seconds remaining 

In the second overtime frame, Bueckers picked up where she left off, draining her first two jumpers to put UConn back in front. 

Consecutive layups from Christyn Williams in the final 23 seconds delivered the final dagger to NC State.