Two years later, Lauren Hill's presence lives on through her coach and former teammates. The Lions are struggling this season, but have perspective thanks to their guardian angel. More in Around the Great Lakes.
It was a whirlwind trip to Texas for not only the NCAA Convention, but also a couple of basketball games in San Antonio. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave chatted with several SCAC coaches, shined the light on a women's coach in Wisconsin who stays busy, and hears from some programs leading their conference. Watch the show On Demand now!
It wasn't clear this day would ever come. But indeed, Lauren Hill was able to take the floor for Mount St. Joseph in its home opener, and again came through with a basket. Adam Turer was on the scene for D3hoops.com and has more of her inspiring story.
The season is underway and already there is plenty to sift through. Get ready for the Hoopsville Classic and look back at plenty of wins and losses for many teams. Plus, we talk with Mount St. Joseph's Dan Benjamin with the latest on Lauren Hill and hist team. Also, Scranton interim women's coach Deanna Klingman joined us. Watch Hoopsville On Demand NOW!
The season actually kicks off with two early games. We look back at the Lauren Hill game and preview the Armed Forces Classic. Plus, we talk to both defending champions and chat with one of the winningest programs this century. Catch the season debut on demand.
There will not be a more meaningful, powerful, or inspirational bucket scored this season than the one with which Lauren Hill opened the 2014-15 NCAA women's basketball campaign. In front of the largest crowd to watch a D-III women's game, Hill and her battle got national attention.
Lauren Hill has been battling brain cancer for nearly a year, but even the cancer and chemo treatments didn't keep her from finishing her high school basketball career. Now a freshman at Mount St. Joseph, the team is moving up the season opener in hopes she can play.