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LSU beats Iowa for first-ever National Championship

NCAA LSU Iowa Basketball
Posted at 4:52 PM, Apr 02, 2023

The LSU women's basketball team defeated Iowa, 102-85, in the Women's Basketball National Championship on Sunday, April 1.

This is the Tigers' first-ever national title in the program's history.

The Bayou Bengals' 102 points were the most scored in a championship game.

Senior guard Jasmine Carson had a masterful first half, scoring 21 points (finished with 22) while not missing a shot.

Sophomore forward Angel Reese nabbed an NCAA-record 34th double on the season and earned Most Outstanding Player.

Senior guard Alexis Morris scored 21 points and added nine assists.

LSU closes the season with a record of 34-2.

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

Angel Reese, LSU (Most Outstanding Player)
Alexis Morris, LSU
Jasmine Carson, LSU
Caitlin Clark, Iowa
Zia Cooke, South Carolina
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