Chameka Scott, a starting guard on Baylor’s 2005 NCAA championship team, died Sunday night from cancer, the school announced. She was 33.
For me, as an athlete, my body had been tested physically day in and day out, Scott told ESPN in 2016. So the challenges I had to face with cancer — the weight loss, the surgeries, the recovery — no matter how bad it got, I knew there was a process. You push your body hard, then you build back up. And the discipline to do that is like playing, too.
Mulkey, on coaching Scott, said to ESPN: She did it the right way. She worked her rear end off. She didn’t get off the bench much her freshman year, but she never stopped asking questions about how she could improve. She basically worked her way up the ladder into the starting lineup.
Jermaine Crumpton had 18 points for the Griffins (13-8, 7-1), who have won four straight and are off to their best start in league play in 21 years.
Deyshonee Much led Iona (12-8, 6-2), which had won five straight since an 85-78 loss at Canisius, with 18 points. TK Edogi had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the defending MAAC champs with McGill adding 14 and a season-high 12 assists.
On Wednesday, Keenum glibly took a shot at the improbable nature of Sunday’s NFC championship matchup.
I know this is what all you guys predicted back in the day, was a Foles versus Keenum NFC championship. So, good job to all you guys that predicted that, Keenum said wryly.