Since the start of the conference tournaments, there have been many disappointments and many surprises. Two such games came yesterday, March 12, 2009.
The first one came in a game between Pittsburgh and West Virginia. All through the game, you couldn’t tell if it was the same Pittsburgh team that just recently beat the then #1 Connecticut. West Virginia simply dominated Pitt, beating them in the end by 14, 74-60. Devan Ebanks led the Mountaineers with 20 points and 7 rebounds, while playing all 40 minutes. LeVance Fields stood out for the Panthers, because even though he only had 6 points, he also had 6 rebounds and 7 assists. But it wasn’t enough.
Courtney Paris has guaranteed that her Oklahoma Sooners will win the National Championship. But, this is no regular guarantee. She is willing to give up around 64,000 dollars if they don’t.
I’ll explain: Courtney Paris said that if the Sooners don’t win the National Championship, she will pay back every penny of her scholarship, which is worth about 64,000 dollars, more than a WNBA rookie makes(45,000 dollars is the salary for one.).