Fans Loved Dawn Staley’s Classy Move With Media After South Carolina’s Win Over Iowa

Dawn Staley is the best.
Dawn Staley speaks with the media after South Carolina’s victory over Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes in Sunday’s national championship game.
Dawn Staley speaks with the media after South Carolina’s victory over Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes in Sunday’s national championship game. / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Dawn Staley won her third national championship as head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks on Sunday with a thrilling, 87-75, victory over Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes in Cleveland.

Staley was rightfully emotional after the game, and also found the perfect things tosay about Clark and her legendary college career, which ended on Sunday.

Staley, who has now won two titles in the last three years, also did something pretty cool about an hour after the game—she went back out on the court and took some time to talk with local media outlets who have been following her team all season long.

This was pretty great to see:

Fans loved it:


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