Monday, April 08, 2013

Out with the old…

Brittney Griner earned The Associated Press Player of the Year award for the second straight season. Griner, just the third player to earn the award in consecutive years, averaged 23.8 points, 9.4 rebounds and 4.1 blocks this season.

Griner received 37 of 40 votes from the 40-member selection committee. Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike received two votes while Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins received the other. 

The one question that we all want answered is, “What does Jay Bilas think about this?”

In with the new…

UConn freshman sensation Breanna Stewart led the Huskies in dismantling Notre Dame in the women’s NCAA semi-finals. Stewart, a Cicero-North Syracuse High School alum, blistered the Irish on both ends of the court shooting 10 – 16 from the field, 4 – 5 from 3, 4 blocked shots and committed only one turnover in 35 minutes of floor time.

It was a tough way for Irish senior point guard Skyler Diggins to end her outstanding career. UConn’s defense and Notre Dames abysmal shooting, including Diggins’ horrific 3 – 15, ended her national championship quest.

Yanks Win 2 of last 6…

I’m going to save this headline. It might get a lot of use this year.

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