Standing in front of roughly 60 students of the game, Chad Songy reflected on a not-so-memorable stretch where he shot 13 percent from 3-point range during the first eight games of his senior season at Millsaps College.
This coming from one of the top marksmen in the league just one year earlier. It boiled down to a matter of confidence — something he momentarily lost during that troubling time. But not for long.
A flurry of mid-season lineup changes for the Tulsa Shock continued this morning as they acquired forward Rashanda McCants from Minnesota in exchange for Alexis Hornbuckle.
There is no question that JU women’s basketball head coach Jill Dunn will count on senior guard Gigi Thomas as a leader this season following her completion at the Point Guard College in Carrollton, Ga. Thomas was one of 65 athletes invited to the camp which was specially designed to teach basketball players to play the game intelligently, to train purposefully, to be “coaches on the court,” and to be true leaders during games, in practice, during the off-season, and in everyday life.
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The path to a starting role for the UConn women’s basketball team this season seemed to be clear of any obstacles for junior point guard Lorin Dixon. Starting with the loss of All-American Renee Montgomery to graduation, and coupled with the inexperience of sophomores Tiffany Hayes and Caroline Doty at point guard and the amount of work Dixon put in during the off-season to better herself, she became the favorite to supplant Montgomery.
The scrappy intensity that served as the hallmark of the UConn-Rutgers women’s basketball rivalry demanded some semblance of composure and confidence from its combatants.
Given her lack of consistency during her first two seasons with the Huskies, such demands rendered Lorin Dixon almost a non-factor in these games.
Utah State women’s basketball had two student-athletes attend the Point Guard College August 10-14, in Hagerstown, Md. Juniors LeeAnn Palo and Alice Coddington chose to attend the PGC in their off-season free time.
“I am really proud of the initiative these two have taken to be apart of something that will not only impact their success, but our team’s success as well,” USU head coach Raegan Pebley said.
My name is Clint Cybulski. I am a freshman attending Brock University and I am a practice player and student Manager for the varsity basketball team. I am about to begin the Top Priorities Challenge on the PGC Online training course.