Gonna brave the streets later on to catch the NY Historical’s Society event The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America, but until then….
Listen up! LaChina chats with Terps Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Brionna Jones (and Charlie Creme and Doris Burke)
There’s a new top scorer (2,774): Missouri State commit Elle Ruffridge sets Iowa high school girls basketball career scoring recordMissouri State commit Elle Ruffridge sets Iowa high school girls basketball career scoring record
They may not be winning, but Wisconsin is getting a lot of press:
- Badger Herald: Optimism still remains for Badgers after dismal start and Losses pile up in yet another missed opportunity on Badgers’ home court
- Madison.com: Consistency proves elusive for Cayla McMorris
From the NY Times: Her Team Is 0-22, but She Might Deserve Coach of the Year Honors
When the coach, Angela Jackson, phones a potential recruit, the response is surprise. Is there still a women’s basketball team at Chicago State? Is there still a Chicago State?
“The first question is, ‘I thought y’all were closed,’” Jackson said.
It is a stinging query for this university, a vital institution that is on the eve of its 150th birthday, and that has served as a lifeline to low-income, mostly African-American students on Chicago’s far South Side.
SO there’s this game on Monday….
- Listen up! Howard has Episode 28: ESPN’s Doris Burke
- Hartford Courant UConn Women: Huskies Try Hard Not To Pay Attention To Looming 100th Straight
- Bristol: UConn women’s basketball has 100th consecutive win in sight
- Listen up! UConn Insider Podcast: Women’s Beat Writer Paul Doyle On The Geno Experience, Chasing 100
- WATCH! HBO Sports releases trailer chronicling UConn’s pursuit of a fifth straight title
- Kia Nurse steers Huskies toward 100 consecutive victories
- Watching my dad coach women’s basketball helped me become a feminist
Also stay put: New York Liberty re-sign Sugar Rodgers, Rebecca Allen
She’s back: Brea Edwards’ new shot with MTSU basketball
When former MTSU guard/forward Brea Edwards stepped onto the Murphy Center court last year, she was in tears as she waved goodbye to a place she considered home.
Little did the former 3-point ace know that she’d return to her home court a year later to help this year’s group of Lady Raiders.
Makers Profile: Tamika Catchings