"Boy, how things change," guard Alana Beard said. "We are facing adversity right now, and we just have to pull together. This is probably the most adversity that I have faced since I have been in basketball. The one short-term goal we have is to get our first win."
"He sort of reminds me of Michael Adams when he was here" in 2004, said Beard, who missed practice time this week because of a shoulder sprain. "He gives us a little structure and lets us play the game."