Umatilla sisters propel basketball team to NCAA's Final Four

Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are making history on the college basketball court.

University of Louisville junior Shoni Schimmel and sophomore Jude Schimmel propelled the fifth-seeded Cardinals to a spot in the NCAA's Final Four after defeating the defending national champion Baylor and the second-seeded Tennessee.

"No one wanted to see us beat Baylor and Tennessee and we did both of those, and now we're going to the Final Four," Shoni Schimmel told the Associated Press.

Shoni was featured in Off The Rez, a 2011 documentary about her basketball career.

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