Stanford Wins Third NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship

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Coach Tara VanDerveer and the Stanford Cardinal are NCAA Women's Basketball National Champions for the third time in the program's history.

Stanford claimed the title with an 54-53 win over Pac-12 rival Arizona on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas.

It's the first time VanDerveer and the Cardinal have brought home the title since 1992.

Stanford, the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament, finishes with a 31-2 record.

Led by a star-studded lineup, Stanford got a team-high 17 points from Haley Jones. Cameron Brink and Lexie Hull also finished in double-figures, scoring 10 points apiece.

This story will be updated.

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