"It's tough, obviously my last game as a college athlete. But I'm just blessed and thankful for the journey Jaime and I have been on," Russell said. "It's been awesome playing alongside her. I'm super thankful for our coaching staff and our university believing in us."
"I think it just made us stagnate," UT senior Mercedes Russell said of OSU's zone defense. "We were standing around on the perimeter a lot, not really passing and cutting and moving the defense, which we should have. We didn't really make them work defensively."