thought all the warm fuzzies were over for Lady
Raider fans when the final buzzer sounded Sunday after the Lady Raiders knocked
was until Monday night after Coach Curry's radio show when I witnessed
something that would give Lady Raider fans goosebumps.
Sheryl Swoopes and Monique Smalls (both guests on the
show earlier) were sitting together at the restaurant where we do the show
Lady Raider greats - one from the past and one present talking and watching
hoops like long time friends.
Swoopes was partly on the show to talk about her 1993 team in town over
the weekend and being honored for the 20-year anniversary of their great run to
was on the show partly to talk about what it meant to her and her teammates
that the '93 team spent part of the weekend with them.
timing of the weekend long celebration seemed to be just right.
Lady Raiders can now spend several days getting ready for their next opponent
Kansas on Sunday with a full week to prepare for that and digest the memories
of their special weekend that also included sweeping the Longhorns.
they talked of titles with the '93 team as we approach the stretch run toward
the end of the regular season, and a post season with high expectations for the
current squad as well.
thanks to people like Sheryl Swoopes, 20 years from
now Monique Smalls might likely be even more willing to share what it means to
represent the Double T. Guns up!!!