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VT Womens Basketball

StoneHokie

Joined: 4/9/19 Posts: 110
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I agree 200% with this.


I don't see how Dara gets more playing time at talent rich ND. They had a rough season this year, but are currently loading up with highly regarded recruits. I admire Dara's hustle, and she is a terrific shooter, but yes, she is a step slow for ACC play. As was, Panousis. It's hard to coach up quickness and athleticism. You either have it or you don't. I actually thought she would have been better served switching to a different league. Her comment that "Coach Ivey can help me be a better point guard because that's what she was" reads as a diss to Kenny Brooks, whether it was intended as such, or not. Coach Brooks, also a former point guard, arguably knows as much about that position as Coach Ivey. Based on experience alone, he may know more.

VT is not a stepping stone for players to move on to a "better" program. To my knowledge, Dara is possibly the first to ever do so. We've had many transfer out, but not to a bigger, better program. It's been the opposite. Most end up at a non-Power 5 program, many to a much smaller school. I really can't think of anyone else who "moved up", and I can recall as far back as the Carol Alfano days.

(In response to this post by legalaire)

Posted: 06/17/2020 at 2:46PM



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Article about Dara Mabrey Transfer -- Hokster 06/16/2020 10:57PM
  I only saw a handful of games last year -- Orlando Hokie 06/18/2020 10:19AM
  I have to respond to this. -- legalaire 06/17/2020 10:26AM
  Well said ** -- VTChip 06/27/2020 12:26PM
  Preach! Couldn’t agree more! ** -- Hockeydad 06/23/2020 2:42PM
  I agree 200% with this. -- StoneHokie 06/17/2020 2:46PM
  Not to my knowledge. -- RJHokie 06/18/2020 3:34PM
  Her family from what I know is in Florida -- Hokster 06/18/2020 10:32PM
  I would add that... -- legalaire 06/17/2020 3:15PM
  Agree -- Hokster 06/17/2020 10:26PM
  Back handed complement on her way out. -- EDGEMAN 06/17/2020 08:02AM
  What she should have said was... -- EDGEMAN 06/17/2020 09:52AM
  Kids.. -- 2hhoop3 06/17/2020 09:58AM

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