March 25, 2009

Cissy in the pros

Cissy is playing professional basketball for Rhein-Main Baskets, a professional team located in Langen Germany, about 25 km south of Frankfurt. She uses her real name Alissa instead of her nickname Cissy.
She is a key member of  the team. In their last five games she averaged 19.2 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. She scored double-doubles in the last three games — 18/16, 22/10 and 18/11. Overall she is making 59% of her field goal attempts and 22% of her 3-pointers.
This quote (awkwardly translated by Google) sounds just like the Cissy we knew at Stanford , "In the athletic activities of Cissy Pierce was a murmur through the audience. [head coach] Deetjen was also impressed by the newcomer."

March 18, 2009

Candice's observations about the NCAA Tournament

The photo is of Candice and Tara in the last minute of last season's NCAA semifinal game between Stanford and UConn. Today the San Francisco Chronicle published a special report from Candice with her observations about this season's NCAA Tournament. She predicts that Stanford will get to St. Louis for the semifinal game against UConn and ... (Read more...)