Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Friday, March 27, 2009

All hail the new Division II champions! Minnesota State Mankato-- the no. 4 seed-- has defeated fourteenth-ranked Franklin Pierce in San Antonio. Both teams shot over 50% from the field in a back-and-forth game.

It's brand-new news, so we don't have many links yet: we may try to get you some cool quotes when they arrive. It's 2:45am here in the United Kingdom, where they don't exactly televise games-- but we didn't want to pass up the fresh news: and yes, I'll be in America in time to watch at least part of the DI Sweet Sixteen.

For now, and before I leave England, here's more about Johannah Leedham, the Franklin Pierce star who comes from a town near Liverpool, and who played alongside her sister at Franklin Pierce: you might (or might not) see Leedham again on the home team in the London Olympics in 2012.