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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

In advance of the Rutgers/UConn game tonight, a tough, tough read from Andy McCullough at the Star-Ledger: Transfers, dashed hopes mar promise of most heralded recruiting class in Rutgers women's history

Lee predicted four consecutive Final Four appearances. Speed hoped for a quartet of national titles. Pope thought they would win championships. Since then, Dixon (UCLA) and Pope (Baylor) have transferred to schools closer to home. And Lee, Speed and Sykes shuffle in and out of the starting lineup for the Scarlet Knights (12-7, 4-1 Big East), who travel to take on No. 1 Connecticut (19-0, 6-0) Tuesday night.

The shimmering promise of 2007 has faded, the bold predictions have ceased and the concept of a Female Fab Five has imploded.