Shoni, a junior, had a game-high 24 points Tuesday and was named the regional’s most outstanding player. Jude, a sophomore, had 15 points.
Maybe there will be a movie about them someday. There has already been a documentary, “Off the Rez,” which details how Shoni and her siblings moved with their mother, Ceci Moses, off the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon to Portland, where Moses took a job as a high school girls basketball coach.
The Schimmel sisters have become heroes especially to Native Americans nationwide, and this Final Four spotlight on them and Louisville will be a huge emotional point of pride for their many supporters.