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Eureka, Arike! Ogunbowale's last-second 3-pointer gives Notre Dame the NCAA women's title, 61-58

Eureka, Arike! Ogunbowale's last-second 3-pointer gives Notre Dame the NCAA women's title, 61-58

Arike Ogunbowale hit the shot of her life — again.

Ogunbowale floated in a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 of a second left, lifting Notre Dame to its second women's basketball title with a 61-58 comeback victory over Mississippi State in the NCAA championship game Sunday night.

It was the second straight game the junior guard hit a shot in the final second to carry the Fighting Irish. Her jumper with one second remaining in overtime knocked off previously unbeaten and top overall seed Connecticut in the semifinals Friday.

With this game tied, Ogunbowale took the inbounds pass from Jackie Young, dribbled twice toward the corner and,...

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