Women's Hoops Blog

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Another milestone:
With her 300th victory safely in the record books, San Diego State women’s basketball coach Beth Burns collected her most veteran players. She threw out names of former Aztecs — Falisha and Lakeysha Wright, Christina Murguia, Michelle Suman — and talked about how those players weren’t recruited to success as much as a vision of conference championships and NCAA Tournament bids.

“Those older guys had to believe and trust we were going to do something,” Burns said.

That “something” was turn SDSU from a program struggling for wins into a Top 25 team. And 18 years later, the Aztecs look as if they are poised to do that again.