We're approaching the end of what's been an arduous season of college basketball. Some teams have seen their schedules wrecked by cancelations and postponements. Others have made it through largely unscathed, with varying degrees of success.
Winter Storm Uri took a toll on last week's college basketball schedule, with most games from Monday through Thursday postponed across the state, and weekend games impacted as well. But this week, things look to be getting back to normal
Friday morning the UIL announced that the girls basketball state championship would be pushed back to March 10 and 11 in wake of the winter storms from this past week that disrupted the playoff schedule.
Richards suffered a spinal cord injury that left her briefly paralyzed, but when the Lady Bears took on South Florida on December 1, Richards was ready to go, playing 30 minutes off the bench. She's been in the starting lineup ever since and has looked just like her old self. And what was that old self? Richards is easily the best on-ball guard/wing defender in the country.
While the NCAA ruled that players each earn an extra year of eligibility after this season, we'll operate under the assumption that top players will declare for the WNBA Draft. Let's start with Nancy Mulkey, the 6-foot-9 center for the Owls.
The first meeting of these teams in the Vic Schaefer era is upon us. The Longhorns haven't been as good in Schaefer's first season as a lot of people expected, but this is a fairly young Texas team that was always going to have some growing pains.