HOOPS: Plumley wants to play with Paris Twins

Frontier, Okla. point guard Jenna Plumley talks about her recent verbal to Sherri Coale's Sooners.


JH: Congratulations on your commitment to OU. Talk about your decision?

JP: "I just went down there to camp to see if they were interested. I found out they were, but I was a bit surprised because they really had not been contacting me or talking to me that much. I went to that camp to see if they could get interested in me, and I guess it worked because they offered me and I accepted. I really wanted to stay in state, and my decision came down to OU and OSU. Considering the type of program that OU has and the future of that program with the Paris twins, I just wanted to be a part of that and to contribute to the talent that they already have."

JH: What kind of game do you have?

JP: "I am a pure point guard, but I can score and I like to shoot the three. I averaged nine assists this year and I can pass the ball very well. I think at OU my job will be to get the ball to the Paris twins. I averaged 22 points last year and I probably shot 40 percent from three-point range. I think I handle the ball well and I can easily beat double teams."

JH: You are only 5-foot-3 and in college basketball you will play players who are even bigger. What will you do to combat that height disadvantage that you will always have at the D-1 level?

JP: "I will need to get quicker and develop a good shot. I will need to be able to come off the pick and get off and make a good shot. I can use my quickness on defense and go for steals. I know that teams are going to try to post me up, but I always will have the Paris twins behind me to back me up, and that is not going to work for other teams."

JH: Didn't your team win the state championship last year?

JP: "Yes, we won the Class A state championship. That was great and a lot of fun. I think we should be pretty good again this year and we should make another run for it."

JH: Is Frontier going to be in Norman for OU team camp next week?

JP: "No, we aren't because we host our own team camp. We have 30 teams at our school next week and both large school and small school."

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