Angel Reese and Kim Mulkey have formed an unstoppable duo, leading LSU to a glorious national championship victory. The journey began when Reese made the bold decision to transfer from the Maryland Terrapins and commit to the Tigers.
In a tweet that foreshadowed her future success, Reese expressed her joy, stating, "This has been the best decision of my life!! GO BE HAPPY!" The excitement was palpable, and little did she know, greatness awaited her.
Reese's path to LSU was paved by the recommendation of fellow prospect Kateri Poole. Upon meeting Coach Mulkey, Reese's heart was won over, leading her to cancel all other visits. Reflecting on her decision, she said, "When I came here, I just fell in love with everything — the environment, the people, everything that Coach Mulkey did in one year. My development, where she had me as a plan for the next two to three years — all of that was set up for me so I was just like, yeah, this is the perfect place for me."
Under Mulkey's expert guidance, Reese's skills flourished. She dominated the court, averaging a remarkable 23.0 points, 15.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists, ultimately earning the prestigious title of the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player.
Angel Reese's name has become synonymous with excellence in college women's basketball, particularly when mentioned alongside the talented Caitlin Clark. The passionate rivalry between these two phenomenal players has captivated fans and sparked widespread interest in the game.
Reflecting on the impact of their matchup, Reese shared, "After the national championship game, everybody saw the interactions between me and Caitlin Clark, but most people didn’t see the bigger picture. The bigger picture was that 9.9 million people watched that game. It was the most-viewed game in the history of women's basketball."
As we eagerly await the upcoming season, it is undeniable that Angel Reese has forever changed the landscape of modern women's basketball. Her remarkable talent and unwavering dedication have propelled the sport to new heights, making the upcoming season one of the most highly anticipated in history.