Jan. 25th, 2009

January 25, 2009
Kay Yow, Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Coach, Dies at 66
By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN

Kay Yow, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who became an inspiring figure while continuing to coach the North Carolina State women’s team during a long battle with cancer, died Saturday in Cary, N.C. She was 66.

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January 25, 2009
Pat Summitt Makes Tennessee a Cradle of Coaches
By KAREN CROUSE

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It happens to every Lady Volunteers basketball player who has gone into coaching. She’ll be railing about a lazy pass in practice. Glaring at a player who failed to box out an opponent. Lecturing how leadership is about being respected, not liked.

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Random notes - occasionally I'll probably make a non-theatre related post, and it'll probably be about women's basketball. I'm endlessly fascinated by the college level teams, and on the women's side, I tend to love the fact that two of my favourite teams have played each other so often - UConn Huskies against the Tennessee Lady Vols.

I don't pay attention to the statistics, or the numbers, I just like to watch the games as often as I can. Other teams that I pay attention to: Stanford Cardinals, and because I like the names: North Carolina Tar Heels (I have a shirt), and the Maryland Terrapins.

On the men's game side, I think I've cheered for Kentucky, Gonzaga, and Duke. I'd never heard of Gonzaga until I'd had to write up a review on entertainment law, and read from the Gonzaga review. :: shrug ::

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