WATCH: Kim Mulkey in tears after leading LSU Tigers to Final Four
Head coach Kim Mulkey was visibly emotional as she led her Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers women’s basketball team to its first national championship in just two seasons, defeating the Virginia Tech Hokies 79-72 in the semifinals on Friday. took the title of USA Today.
A video uploaded by NCAA March Madness shows the LSU Tigers head coach in tears of joy as he relishes the moment with the players.
Kim Mulki is always in the media limelight due to her flamboyant and distinguished colorful outfits.
“During my years at Louisiana Tech, I used to dress up a lot, and then as soon as I became the head coach, it was hard for me to sit on the sideline in a dress. So I stopped wearing dresses, but I always did. , always felt like I needed to look good. I needed to be professional”, he noted after advancing to the Final Four.
The LSU Tigers will face the South Carolina-Iowa winner for Sunday’s title.
In another video posted on Twitter, the Tigers can be seen celebrating their win as they make history.
Standout Alexis Morris led LSU with 27 points while Angel Reese contributed 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Elizabeth Cutley led Virginia Tech with 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Kiana Traylor and Georgia Amor added 17 each.
The Hawkeyes looked tired, but LSU was excited.
It was a great return to high-profile women’s basketball for the Tigers.
The Tiger head coach won three titles at Baylor. When he became LSU’s head coach before the 2021 season, he made a commitment to winning. It was surprising that she led the team to the title so quickly.