Russell Wilson Praises Sister Anna After Stanford's Championship: You Earned It

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured Columnist IVApril 5, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - MARCH 28: Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson cheers on his sister Anna Wilson #3 of the Stanford Cardinal in the first half against the Missouri State Lady Bears during the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at the Alamodome on March 28, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.The Stanford Cardinal defeated the Missouri State Lady Bears 89-62. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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The Wilson family knows championships.

Anna Wilson helped lead the Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team to a 54-53 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in Sunday's national championship game and earned a congratulatory tweet from her brother, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, in the process:

Russell Wilson @DangeRussWilson

Drive. Will. Passion. Energy. <br>You’ve earned it all through hard work, leadership, prayer, &amp; immeasurable Faith. <br><br>I Love You Anna Wilson. <br>I Love You Champ. @a_willy03 pic.twitter.com/5Q8MLX9NtF

Russell was in attendance throughout Stanford's run to the title in Texas and watched the team earn a dramatic 54-53 win in the championship clash.

Arizona's Aari McDonald had an opportunity to win it at the buzzer, but her contested jumper rimmed out.

Wilson did a little bit of everything and finished with five points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal while helping handle the ball and run the offense from the backcourt.

She now has a championship to match her brother's Super Bowl victory.


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