-During pre-game I was looking
around in the crowd and I was just shocked that there weren't more
-There was a lot of hype about
-Right off of the bat I was
extremely impressed by the play of
-I think the fans at women's games get more riled up than the ones at men's games. Haha, wait until tomorrow. Seriously though, I thought that this lady behind me was going to have a coronary.
-Megan Ronhovde is an animal. With 13 min to go in the first half, she hit a three and then yelled at Britney Wilkins for missing a pick while running down the court. She's a great team leader and a fine competitor. She also has a great move to the basket. She's really mature as a player and can do it all. She does every aspect of the game well from driving to the basket, rebounding and obviously three point shooting.
-I'm going to start referring to
Lyndsey Medders as "The General." She is an excellent leader who distributes the
basketball incredibly well.
-Lyndsey Medders had a sick dish to Nicky Weiben with 4 minitues to go in the half. She looked like a female Will Blalock.
-With 3:19 left in the half,
-One thing that continues to
impress me while watching this game is offensive rebounding that the
-Heather Ezell hit a couple of huge
threes, specifically one with 7:44 to go which put the Cyclones up by 13. After
she hit the three
-Megan Ronhovde took a charge in the second half and got up and screamed like she was at a haunted house. It's great to see players get so much out of a hustle play like taking a charge. A lot of times plays like that are more important than a big dunk. Fans appreciate that.
-Sitting this close made me realize
how physical of a game that women's basketball really is.
-It was fun watching Lyndsey
Medders match up with Crystal Smith all night long. These two were going at it
pretty good and are both very scrappy ball players. In the end, I just feel like
-This was a fun game to watch. The
-At the end of the game, the ISU students were chanting "do it again tomorrow." I sure hope so.
Notable stats on the night:
Lyndsey Medders:20 points and 14 assists
Megan Ronhovde:14 points and 11 rebounds
Nicky Wieben: 19 points and 12 rebounds
Heather Ezell: 12 points
Brittany Wilkins: 10 points and 13 rebounds