Cinderella dancing as Aussies lead Portland …

The West Coast Conference Championship Game - what are Portland even doing here? The Pilots weren’t event meant to be at the tournament. Not anymore. On paper, they should have gone home days ago. They had been picked to finish last in the WCC. They weren’t meant to get a first-round bye, let alone two days off. They weren’t meant to get to the semifinals. Nobody was meant to beat Gonzaga, which they did to reach the championship game. And they weren’t meant to beat San Diego in the decider either. However, a journey led by Aussie trio Haylee Andrews, Alex Fowler, and Keeley Frawley saw the Pilots secure their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1997, long before any of the three players were even born.

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