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Spokane natives Hull twins win national title with Stanford women's basketball

The Cardinal beat Arizona in the championship game on Sunday. Lexie Hull scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds.
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Stanford guard Lexie Hull cuts down the net after the championship game against Arizona in the women's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 4, 2021, at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Stanford won 54-53. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO β€” Spokane natives Lexie and Lacie Hull are NCAA Tournament national champions.

The sisters' school Stanford women's basketball topped Arizona in the title game on Sunday 54-53.

Lexie Hull had 10 points and 10 rebounds. Lacie Hull played five minutes but went scoreless.

Lexie was incredible in the last three game of the tournament. She averaged a double-double in those games with 16.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game.

This is the first time the Central Valley graduates have ever won the national championship.

The two Spokane natives are juniors this season for the Cardinal. Prior to this they made it to the Elite 9 with their school their freshman year.

KREM 2's Karthik Venkataraman spoke to the twins prior to the Final Four. They were excited as could be.

"It's just one of the best feeling I've ever had," Lacie Hull said on April 1.

They were excited that Spokane was backing them every step of the way.

"I think it's one of the most supportive and loving cities in the country," Lexie said at the time."I'm so happy we are from there and have that support system."