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Mississippi State guard Morgan William (2) celebrates with teammates after she hit the winning shot in overtime to defeat Connecticut in an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the women's Final Four, Friday, March 31, 2017, in Dallas. Mississippi State won 66-64. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

UConn's record 111-game winning streak came to an end after an epic upset by Mississippi


The UConn Huskies' NCAA-record win streak was snapped when Mississippi State pulled off one of the greatest upsets in sport's history.

The Mississippi State Bulldogs won the game 66-64 on Morgan William's overtime buzzer beater in the national semifinals Friday night.

William hit a 15-footer to cap it, moments after a replay review awarded UConn two free throws for a flagrant 1 foul call that tied the game with 26.6 seconds left.

I wanted to take the shot. I wanted to take the shot and I made it.
Morgan William, Mississippi State player

"UConn, they're an incredible team. For me to make that shot against them, it's unbelievable," William said.

"I'm still in shock right now. I wanted to take the shot. I wanted to take the shot and I made it."

Here's a mini recap of the moment Mississippi took the game at the buzzer.

The Huskies hadn't lost in 865 days, with that defeat coming to Stanford in overtime on Nov. 17, 2014.

"We had an incredible run, but we came up against a much better team tonight," UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.

The Bulldogs (34-4) will play South Carolina for the national championship Sunday night in a matchup of two SEC teams.

--The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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