Women's Hoops Blog

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Friday, January 29, 2010

From Parrish Afford: Behind Ladner, Ole Miss in thick of SEC race
There’s a lot of tradition in the Ole Miss women’s basketball program, just about all of it built by former coach Van Chancellor.

The program struggled when Chancellor left for a successful run in the WNBA and ultimately with the US Olympic team.

When one of Chancellor’s players, Carol Ross, was hired to replace Ron Aldy, the word was “Wow.”

Ross had been a successful coach at Florida with ranked teams and multiple NCAA tournament trips.

When Ross left after four years, following an Elite Eight run in 2007, Renee Ladner was hired, and the word was, well “maybe.”
I need to ask my high school English teacher how come sports writers can get away with one sentence paragraphs and I couldn't.....