The Mississippi State Lady Bulldaogs defeated the Baylor Bears 94-85 Sunday to earn their place in the final four for the first time in the history of the program. Morgan William scored a career-high 41 points.

William, a 5-foot-5 guard, was chosen Most Outstanding Player of the regional. She set a school record for most points in an NCAA tournament game.

Victoria Vivians scored 24 points and Teaira McCowan added 10 points for Mississippi State

The game featured 24 lead changes. The next opponent is the University of Connecticut or Oregon in Dallas on Friday. The UConn/Oregon game will be decided on Monday evening.