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Discussion in 'Women’s Basketball' started by flash34, Mar 31, 2020.
I can't stop cussing about the whole waiver BS....
At least they are trying to have a season instead of canceling the entire season m
I'm getting so angry and it's absolutely ridiculous at this point!!! We are 4 days away and it seems every player who turned in a waiver has received an answer & waiver besides Ebo!
The season is 3 days away and they better not have waited all this time just to announce the season will be conference only and won't start until January
Checked my DirecTV guide today and it is listed at 1:00 PM on LHN. Maybe 2:00 was a tentative time that has since been corrected.
Or somebody may have confused Eastern time with Central time.
Incredible article and media interview of Kysre Gondrezick, PG for West Virginia.
She spent this summer with her family, working out 3 times per day in order to get back down to her playing weight, losing a total of 48 pounds from last year.
When asked about the extra-year of eligibility, it's pretty conclusive this is her last year in the Big 12 and NCAA.
Subtraction Equals Addition For WVU’s Kysre Gondrezick | WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage - Blue Gold News
UCONN and Utah WBB both suspending team activities after positive COVID tests. UCONN will be pausing for 2 weeks, scrapping/postponing their first 4 games. Also, Iowa State HC Bill Fennelly will be in quarantine for the next 14 days after coming into contact with someone with the virus.
Mine is listed at 2:00 as well so
Yeah bas season is not off to a great start. The sad reality is that things like this will continue to happen across the country. I really hope this vaccine is effective enough to really slow down the virus or at least get in under control because the only other option would be a bubble type situation.
Someone on TV was saying the basketball season could get nixed. Hopefully that isn't so.
Just posted on Texassports (deleted most of the MBB stuff):
AUSTIN - Longhorn Network, ESPN's 24-hour network devoted to The University of Texas, will air 12 Texas women's basketball games and eight men's games during the 2020-21 basketball season. Highlighting the 20-game slate are 11 Big 12 Conference matchups.
Texas Women's Basketball Presented by Wells Fargo on LHN includes seven games against a Big 12 foe, while Texas Men's Basketball Presented by Coors Light on the network features four conference matchups.
The season tips off on Wednesday, Nov. 25, with the Texas women hosting SMU at 1 p.m. CT and the men opening with UTRGV at 7 p.m. CT at the Frank Erwin Center.
Additionally, LHN will feature coaches shows – Game Plan with Shaka Smart and Game Plan with Vic Schaefer beginning in January. The 30-minute studio programs will air weekly throughout the season, and provide game previews and recaps, as well as in-depth analysis and the latest developments of both men's and women's programs. Lowell Galindo will host Game Plan with Shaka Smart, while Alex Loeb will host Game Plan with Vic Schaefer.
Galindo will also call play-by-play for the network's men's games alongside analyst Lance Blanks, and Loeb will handle play-by-play duties for women's games with analyst Andrea Lloyd.
Texas native and two-time National Coach of the Year Vic Schaefer begins his first season with the Texas women and welcomes back a pair of all-Big 12 honorees in Charli Collier and Celeste Taylor. The duo also earned preseason recognition as Collier was a unanimous selection to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team and Taylor earned honorable mention.
Texas Women's Basketball Presented by Wells Fargo on Longhorn Network
*All schedules are subject to change
So stoked! Can't wait until tomorrow!
On ESPNW yesterday, the panel listed their top 25 players in women's basketball for this year. Smith of Baylor was #7, Joens of Iowa State was #9. Only B12 players on the list. Since Collier was not on the list, perhaps she will come back next year? The list included underclassmen (several freshmen and sophomores) so not really a WNBA list. Collier might be higher on a WNBA list. If she has a really good junior year, which we all hope for, she could shoot up the draft list.
Some opening day media to kick off the Vic Schaefer era...
New Texas women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer ready to bring Longhorns back to national prominence
Maybe it's been so long that I forgot but were the players ever included in media availability outside of postgame press conferences?
Vic said Kyra won't be back until next week so looks like Ashley's gonna get thrown into the deep end early.
texassports.com finally shows the game airing on LHN, and the next 3 games after that. Was worried for some reason they may not be televised. Excited to be able to watch the beginning if the Vic era.
We for sure need Ebo to get a waiver this season. Collier & Gaston are our only 5's this season. As far as the game goes I'm very impressed with our defense
Vic is undefeated at Texas.
Iowa State with the early season loss...
Something is going on in South Dakota. SDState wins even with Joens getting 36. SD plays South Carolina to only a 10 point loss. Missouri State beats number 13 Maryland. Early season some teams are struggling. Arkansas wins by 6 over Florida Gulf Coast. A&M wins by 2. I wouldn’t be surprised if North Texas plays well tomorrow.
Aren't they playing without their head coach due to COVID (preventative) quarantine?
Iowa State coach Fennelly to miss start of season
I think they have a very good chance to win.
They are a good team don't get me wrong but I don't think they have the players to beat us. Expect a big game from Collier.
Princeton grad-transfer and former Texas verbal commitment, PG Katie Benzan had 8 triples today as Maryland beat Arkansas. Really wanted her at Texas for her shooting ability.
That score was 96-115. Lol was there any defense being played in this game or were they just watching eachother score the entire time.
Wednesday game against La. Tech should be fun. La. tech won 90-45 against McNeese State. Not sure what that means except they can score. Hope it is a good challenge. Need to be ready for Sunday against aggy.
Mooooooo, despite her 3 point shooting prowess, do you think Benzan would have fit the pressure defensive system of Coach Vic?