Notre Dame had won it all, and Ogunbowale had become a legend whom you'll probably hear little about after this week.
1993: Ohio State beat fellow Big Ten team Iowa 73-72 in overtime in the semifinals.
Smith's 3-pointer in the 1994 NCAA final came with seven-tenths of a second left and lifted the Tar Heels to a 60-59 victory over Louisiana Tech.
Notre Dame stormed back in the third quarter.
"We had confidence in her", Young said. I didn't get 'em home.
After the game, Thompson still couldn't talk about The Shot, Redux without letting out a scream of joy. "We can score with anybody in the country", said Thompson. "So many people watched, and even going into overtime has helped".
The Irish will need to find a way to deal with Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan. Young then made three free throws over the next 2 minutes to give the Irish a five-point lead with 43 seconds left.
It was a masterful play, worked to perfection. He tweeted again at her on Sunday night after her championship-winner. In fact Schaefer seemed to blame himself at the post game press conference. But he couldn't have drawn it up any better. "It makes the family look good", said Stone. It still ranks as the greatest shot in women's NCAA tournament history.
And she did finish the job, dashing the hopes of MS by making that 3-pointer at the end of the game.
Ogunbowale spent the weekend dropping daggers on the University of CT and Mississippi State.
"I was just like, 'Wow, '" MSU senior Morgan William said. Williams heaved a baseball pass that Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard inadvertently tipped right to UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson. You should. Over the last one week, the name has cropped up so many times that it is impossible to ignore, especially when major superstars like Kobe Bryant, Wale gave her "accalades".
But she made it. Unbelievably, she made it. Just like the way you practice it! But I definitely don't regret the decision, " she told Time after their Championship win on Sunday.
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Notre Dame stormed back with a three-pointer from Marina Mabrey and a bucket from Jackie Young, who was the breakout star of Friday's win over CT with 32 points.
Notre Dame's players sprinted to the edge of the court and, after everyone had to collect themselves to play the final fraction of a second, shiny confetti fell as 19,599 roaring fans in attendance digested what they had just seen.
Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw, in her 31st season, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at the start of the 2017-18 season. Mississippi State forced 12 first-half turnovers. They were six iron women.
Arike Ogunbowale will forever be associated with the words one more. "She doesn't mind if she misses a few shots".
Notre Dame crushed Mississippi State's hope of winning a championship Sunday. The Bulldogs lost to SC last season.
The Bulldogs started slowly in the first quarter, as Notre Dame scored three times before Victoria Vivians sunk a jumper.
Azubuike, who is Kansas 280-pound power centre, finished the first half with four points on 2-of-4 shooting to go along with three rebounds.
As Vic Schaefer put it, "They're going to be so successful in life because of their grit, their determination, and how they embrace the grind of life, as well as the game of basketball".
Trailing by 15 points midway through the third quarter, Notre Dame turned momentum as it had so many times before this season.
That really is what it comes down to. State did not. And, yes, it hurt.
Mississippi State had nine NCAA tournament wins in the program's first 42 years - and now has 10 in the past two years.