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Post-game analysis from the Women’s Final Four after Texas A&M’s last-second defeat of Stanford.

Tyra White made the critical difference for Texas A&M down the stretch, scoring nine of her team’s final 17 points — including the go-ahead layup with 3.3 seconds to play.

“With about six or seven minutes to go in the game,” said Aggies head coach Gary Blair, “Kelly Bond, my associate head coach, came up and said ‘Carter is spent. She’s out of gas.’ But I couldn’t take her out, so we had to quit calling as many plays for her as we were doing. And so we started calling Tyra’s plays. Tyra is never going to say anything. She’s a low-maintenance kid just like Danielle. Some kids are going to demand the ball but all of a sudden we started calling her number and she started delivering.” Read more…

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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