The bandwagon seems nearly empty. Crowds at
First, don’t forget about what Joan Bonvicini has accomplished at
Secondly, there is help on the way.
Next season, the Wildcats will receive the full benefit of a healthy Beatrice Bofia (6-7) and Rheya Neabors, both whom have been sidelined for most of this season.
Third, coach Bonvicini has been willing to change with the times. For example, in a crucial game with Stanford last Thursday, she sat starting point guard Ashley Whisonant for the entire second half. Ashley wasn’t hurt, she just wasn’t playing the way Coach B. thought necessary. So, Joan is adjusting and adding more discipline into her suffering program.
Fourth, the “Polkey” factor will have been diminished. It’s taken two seasons for
Certain challenges do remain if the Wildcats are to climb back into the top heap of the conference standings. An attitude of “expecting to lose” must be erased. Joan needs to continue to pursue “tough love” and injuries must disappear. But all is not lost. So if your about to jump, find a railing to hang on to. The bandwagon may be full again next year.
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*Each Wildcat Women’s Basketball Game is broadcast life on AM 1400 KTUC. To find out more about Paul visit: http://www.pauldanieljohnson.net.