The squad is when he does not. He leads the team with a. In the five games since, TU opponents are shooting just Overall, he has an on-court record of Taplin Leads the Way Sterling Taplin has developed into one of the top point guards in The American and he was named preseason second-team all-conference in a vote by the league's head coaches.
|Scoreboard||Ali made a pair of three-pointers, including a critical three-pointer with under three minutes to play, and shot 50 percent 5-for from the field. Courtney Stockard led St.|
|Disclaimer||Jan-Erik Leinhos are tied for third with four goals each.|
I wasn't worried about who was coming. I was focused on that shot.
It feels great, all my team running up and hugging me, and cheering for me. That's an incredible moment that I'll never forget.
Mason head coach called a timeout to advance the ball to halfcourt and set up the game-winning play. Junior Sarah Kaminski inbounded the ball and passed to Cardano-Hillary, who started on the low block but shed her defender with a sharp cut to the right. She received the ball behind the 3-point line with her back to the basket, turned and uncorked a high-arching shot over a Dayton defender and into the net.
Cardano-Hillary was swarmed by her teammates on the far side of the court as the Patriots won their second straight game and defeated Dayton for the first time in three years and just the second time in eight total meetings.
So it was for Nikki.
I kind of thought she might put the ball on the floor, but that's her game, that little step back 3. She was on balance, she was on rhythm. I think they thought she was going to put the ball on the floor too. Some games the shots go in , and some games they don't.
We're fortunate today that "Big Shot" Nikki made a big shot.