Hannah Jump will play in the National Championship Game with Stanford after they recorded a thrilling 66-65 victory over South Carolina.
The Cardinal survived a frantic finish that saw a turnover in the final seconds result in two missed game-winning attempts.
— Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) April 3, 2021
— ESPN (@espn) April 3, 2021
Jump came off the bench for two minutes of action at the end of the opening quarter.
The former England Under-16 international hit five triples in a 17-point outing in the Sweet 16 success – helping Stanford set a record for most threes in a NCAA Tournament.
Stanford avenged a loss to South Carolina in the 2017 semi-finals, when GB guard Karlie Samuelson was in her senior year.
They will face Arizona – after they upset UConn – for the title with the game taking place on Sunday night at 11pm UK time – with live coverage on the BT Sport / ESPN channel.
Stanford’s two Championship triumphs came in 1990 and 1992 having fallen at the final hurdle in 2008 and 2010.
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