« Round 2 of Women's NIT Saturday; baseball loses; Gustafsdottir doesn't qualify in the 100 backstroke | Main | FIU down 36-22 at the half »

Neither women's hoop or JoGus can gain easy entry

FIU's women's basketball team arrived at the University of South Florida's Campus Recreation Center, USF's temporary home with a gym that would be disdained by Eastbrook Elementary School, for Saturday night's Women's NIT second round game less than 2 hours before tipoff...and found the place locked. And nobody around to open things up.

Tampa-20120317-00294

Their heel cooling time wasn't long. But it being did nothing to dispel the notion that this was the Women's National Improv Tournament. Why the tournament chose USF's temp home with such modern accoutrements...

Tampa-20120317-00302

Tampa-20120317-00303

over The Branch -- especially as this game isn't exactly packing the house either place -- is quite the mystery. FIU did put in a bid for the second round.

Meanwhile, at Auburn...

SWIMMING

If freshman Johanna Gustafsdottir had swam her seed time of 1:54.40 in Saturday morning's 200 backstroke preliminary, she still wouldn't have made the final. But she would've been 15th and actually only .58 of a second from the final. But Gustafsdottir came home in 1:57.12, 36th best. Thus ends her season, which included three Sun Belt swimming titles and the conference's Swimmer of the Year honor. Her next major swims will be qualifying for Iceland's Olympic team.

 

 

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b26169e2016302f7111e970d

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Neither women's hoop or JoGus can gain easy entry:

Comments