NCAA women’s basketball championship: Baylor holds off Notre Dame, wins 3rd title

(CNN)A season ago, there was tragedy. This year, a star went down, but the season ends with a championship. Arike Ogunbowale, the star in last year’s title game, was fouled with the Irish trailing by two with 1.9 seconds remaining. But unlike her clutch shot to win the championship last year, there were no heroics this time. The senior missed her first free throw, and then she made the second despite intentionally trying to miss. She finished with 31 points. “It’s tough,” Ogunbowale said. “You can’t really do anything about that one.” Jackson, a graduate transfer who previously played at LSU and had never played the point guard position until she got to Baylor, was named the tournament’s most outstanding …