Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Sports | Women's Basketball

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Great expectations

Every good group needs a set of leaders with a differing set of skills. In an episode of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” the characters labeled one another as “The Looks,” “The Brains,” “The Muscle” and “The Wild Card” to reflect the different skills each brought to the gang’s latest escapade.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Iowa State loss still troubles MSU coach

About 10 minutes after her team’s season-ending loss to Iowa State, MSU women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant located a TV backstage at Haas Pavilion. For the first of what would prove to be many times, Merchant relived the anguishing final 87 seconds of the game. Since the March 28 loss, Merchant estimates she’s replayed the conclusion of the game at least 500 times.