Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Bona, Griffs Raised Bar for Big 4 Women's Hoops
Welcome to the brave new world of Big 4 women's basketball--one in which teams win 20 games, advance to championship games and earn postseason bids.

One in which teams that don't achieve that level of success start to face some serious questions.

One in which 4,000 people turn out for a Women's National Invitation Tournament game, setting attendance records.

While it's too soon to say that collegiate women's basketball has arrived on the Western New York scene, the 2008-09 season was historic for several reasons and a new level of expectations have been set.