Apr 5, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Stanford beats Arizona to win women's basketball title

The Stanford Cardinals hug after the team's win against the Arizona Wildcats in the National Championship game of the 2021 NCAA contest at the Alamodome on April 04, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.
The Stanford Cardinal team hug after beatingt the Arizona Wildcats in the National Championship game of the 2021 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Sunday. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The Stanford Cardinal defeated the Arizona Wildcats 54-53 in the women's NCAA final Sunday night to win their first national championship since 1992.

Of note: It's the first time the two women's college teams from the Pac-12 had faced each other in the national basketball final.

Stanford players celebrate with the trophy after they defeated the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game
Stanford Cardinal players celebrate with the trophy after they defeated the Arizona Wildcats. Photo: C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos via Getty Images
Stanford Cardinal fans celebrate their teams win over the Arizona Wildcats in the championship game of the NCAA Womens Basketball Tournament at Alamodome on April 4, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.
Stanford fans celebrate their team's win. Photo: Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images
Lauren Ware #32 of the Arizona Wildcats is pressured by Haley Jones #30 #10 of the Stanford Cardinal in the National Championship game
Stanford's No. 10 Alyssa Jerome pressures Arizona's No. 32 Lauren Ware during the game. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images
The tip off for the start of the championship game of the NCAA Womens Basketball Tournament at Alamodome on April 4, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.
Cate Reese, No. 25 of Arizona, and Cameron Brink, No. 22 of Stanford, tip off for the start of the championship game. Photo: Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

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