Other B1G Team Notes 2022-23

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The sneaky thing in this article is Diamond Miller needing knee surgery again. She had knee surgery last offseason as well and just never looked 100% all year, the fact she needs another surgery has to be a big concern.
I can't see how Maryland recovers from the departures and Diamond Miller having surgery. If Maryland is top 2 in conference next year, she is national coach of the year, she must be a magician with recruiting, but with the portal we are starting to see the 'free agents' partnering up and playing together, and it appears Maryland isn't that destination.
 

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A strong freshman season, (B1G sixth player of the year) followed by a barely perceptible sophomore season.

 


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Penn State (Carolyn Kieger, Roseville) appears to have some retention issues as well. Departure of Burke leaves five or six returning players on last year's roster.
 

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Penn State (Carolyn Kieger, Roseville) appears to have some retention issues as well. Departure of Burke leaves five or six returning players on last year's roster.

She sorts through a gaggle of players every year.
 


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Penn State’s 2022-23 season is going to look a lot different than last season in terms of its starting lineup and key players.

Both junior guard Shay Hagans and sophomore guard Tova Sabel have entered the transfer portal and will most likely leave the Lady Lions’ roster.

It’s also important for other blue and white players to step up because Kelly Jekot and Niya Beverley graduated from Penn State following the conclusion of the 2021-22 campaign.


It’s a no-brainer junior guard Makenna Marisa will be a key starting player next season as she has led the blue and white for the entire duration of the past season.

Completely taking over on the offensive end, Marisa totaled 645 points, 123 assists, 59 3-pointers and made 138 of 165 free throws for Penn State last season, the most in all categories.

However, as Marisa heads into her senior year, other players on coach Carolyn Kieger’s squad will need to step up for the team to improve on both ends of the court.

One player who looks to play another key role in the Bryce Jordan Center next season is redshirt freshman guard Leilani Kapinus.

Kapinus tallied 120 defensive rebounds, 59 steals and 33 blocks in 29 games during the 2021-22 season for Kieger and company.

Not only is Kapinus a key player defensively, but she also stands out on the offense.

Kapinus was the second-leading scorer for Penn State last season with 278 points and took the No. 1 spot in total rebounds, 45 of them offensive rebounds.

Something Kapinus will need to work on next season is her 3-point shooting; she made just 13 3-pointers on 56 attempts last season.

Not only does she need to work on her shooting from range, she also needs to focus on her physicality during games.

Kapinus totaled the most personal fouls on the team, accumulating 85 last season.

Because Hagans was named the defensive captain for the 2021-22 season and is likely transferring, it looks like Kapinus could be in the running for that position next season.

Sophomore forward Ali Brigham will likely continue to help out the Lady Lions on offense next season, as she scored 234 points last season.

Although Brigham only attempted one 3-pointer throughout the entire season, she’s great at blocking and forcing turnovers from under the basket, with the majority of her points coming from layups.
 

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Sydney Parrish transfers from the Ducks to the Hoosiers

Teri Moren and the Indiana women’s basketball program have added a key newcomer with the announcement from Sydney Parrish that she has decided to continue her college career with the Hoosiers. The 2020 Indiana Miss Basketball from Hamilton Southeastern in Fishers spent the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons at Oregon.

As a senior at HSE Parrish was named a McDonald’s All-American and she was ranked the eighth best player in the 2020 recruiting class. In her career with the Ducks, she averaged 7.5 points per game in 55 total games with 34 starts.

As a true freshman Parrish played in 23 games with two starts for an Oregon team that made it to the Sweet 16. That season she averaged six points per game in 16.7 minutes played per game.

For the 2021-22 campaign Parrish started all 32 games for the Ducks and she averaged 8.5 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game. She was second on the Oregon team in three-point shooting with an average of 35 percent behind the arc.
 

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Sydney Parrish transfers from the Ducks to the Hoosiers
This transfer portal process is quite intriguing. Does this mean someone on the IN roster will enter the portal seeing she just lost out on playing time? Certainly looks like IN will be a strong candidate to win the B1G.
 

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This transfer portal process is quite intriguing. Does this mean someone on the IN roster will enter the portal seeing she just lost out on playing time? Certainly looks like IN will be a strong candidate to win the B1G.
No one lost any time by this move, they only return 2 starters from last year and had no depth. Their recruiting class isnt all that good either so I'd bet they are gonna be looking for a few more transfer additions as well. I havent seen Parrish play that much but she hasnt been all that impressive when I've seen her, decent shooter, doesnt do alot else.
 



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This transfer portal process is quite intriguing. Does this mean someone on the IN roster will enter the portal seeing she just lost out on playing time? Certainly looks like IN will be a strong candidate to win the B1G.
I highly doubt IN will win the B1G next year but strangers things have happened.
 

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I highly doubt IN will win the B1G next year but strangers things have happened.
Well with defections from OH and MD, adding Scalia and Parrish, they certainly improved their chances. But prior to seeing other moves, it looks really good for Hawkeyes.
 

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Brenda will be fine:

After losing five of its players to the transfer portal last week, Maryland women’s basketball and head coach Brenda Frese have started to reload.

Four-star guards Brianna McDaniel and Gia Cooke announced their commitment to Frese’s program via Twitter on Monday. The Next Hoops’ Howard Megdal was first to report the news Sunday night. Frese retweeted Megdal’s report prior to the announcements, all but confirming the news.

Both McDaniel and Cooke were committed to Texas A&M but announced that they would reopen their commitments on April 5 and April 7, respectively. The change of plans came after former Texas A&M head coach Gary Blair, after 20 seasons at the school, announced his retirement following this past season.

McDaniel, from Chicago checks in as the No. 42 overall player and the No. 10 guard in ESPN’s class of 2022 rankings. McDaniel played her high school basketball at Kenwood Academy, a public school located in the Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood in Chicago, where she averaged 14.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals per game during her senior season, per MaxPreps.

In her junior season, McDaniel tore her ACL and slightly tore her meniscus, but she made a recovery for her senior year

Cooke ranks as the No. 58 overall player and the No. 12 point guard in the class of 2022, per ESPN. A Clinton, Maryland native, Cooke attended Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland. Cooke was named to The Washington Post’s All-Met First Team after averaging 15 points, four rebounds and three assists during her senior season.

The 5-foot-8 guard played AAU basketball for local squad Team Takeover.

The talented additions of McDaniel and Cooke bring Frese’s roster to nine, as of April 11.

All-Big Ten players Ashley Owusu, Angel Reese and Mimi Collins entered the transfer portal, while guards Taisiya Kozlova and Channise Lewis joined them. Each player joined the portal within a span of fewer than 30 hours. Graduate students Chloe Bibby and Katie Benzan will also not return; they have exhausted their college eligibility after two years each in a Maryland uniform.

The only returnees from Maryland’s 2021-22 roster are junior guard Diamond Miller, freshman guard Shyanne Sellers, junior guard/forward Faith Masonius and freshman forward Emma Chardon. Miller recently underwent knee surgery that will sideline her for three-to-six months, while Masonius is recovering from a torn ACL that she suffered in January. Florida transfer guard Lavender Briggs joined the team for the spring semester, and she is expected to return, as well.

McDaniel and Cooke bring Frese’s 2022 class to four players. Four-star guard Mila Reynolds and three-star guard Ava Sciolla will also join the Terps this fall.
 

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Abby Meyers joins the Terps.

COLLEGE PARK, MD -- Maryland women's basketball head coach Brenda Frese officially welcomed Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American Abby Meyers to the program Friday.

Meyers, a 6-0 guard from Potomac, Md., played three seasons at Princeton, where she was named the Ivy League Player of the Year this past year and earned AP Honorable Mention honors. She averaged 18.2 points and 5.9 rebounds as she helped the Tigers to a record of 25-5, the Ivy League title and the NCAA Round of 32.
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Meyers is Maryland's fourth addition this week, joining incoming freshmen Brianna McDaniel and Gia Cooke who signed with the Terrapins Thursday and transfer Elisa Pinzan from USF who signed Wednesday. Incoming freshman Ava Sciolla and Mila Reynolds signed with Maryland in November, giving the Terrapins a top 10 recruiting class for the 15th time under head coach Brenda Frese.
 



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Seems the commitments generally favor the really successful teams and the really unsuccessful teams right now with a smattering elsewhere. Is this the impression of others?
 

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Seems the commitments generally favor the really successful teams and the really unsuccessful teams right now with a smattering elsewhere. Is this the impression of others?

Seems the commitments generally favor the really successful teams and the really unsuccessful teams right now with a smattering elsewhere. Is this the impression of others?
Agree and I also think we have a little bit of disadvantage with our leading recruiting coach leaving, don't get be wrong super happy for Carly.
 

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Yes, it seems that the rich are more likely to get richer with the laxed transfer rules. Some P5 players who have been with losing programs (i.e.--Scalia) are likely to seek out winning programs. Some mid-major players who have done well are likely to see if they can play at a higher level.

Very interesting to observe the Maryland program. Frese loses the two top transfer players, but simply reloads. Obviously, the players transferring to Maryland don't have any concerns re: the coach or the program. You'd think that losing players like Reese or Owusu would send up a red flag for possible incoming transfers, but apparently not.
 

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MADISON, Wis. -- Head coach Marisa Moseley has announced the addition of three athletes to the 2022-23 Badger class on Friday. Moseley's first Badger class incorporates eight new players to the Wisconsin women's basketball roster.

Moseley announced the addition of Sania Copeland, a 5-foot-7 guard from Olathe, Kansas; Mary Ferrito, a 5-foot-10 guard from Columbus, Ohio; and Ronnie Porter, a 5-foot-2 guard from St. Paul, Minnesota, on Friday.

"My staff and I are overjoyed to welcome these additional pieces to the puzzle for next year's team," said Moseley. "As I said from the beginning, we want great people who are also winners! All three of these young women epitomize that charge and join the other members of next year's class to help take Badger WBB back one step closer to long term success!"

In addition to these signees, Wisconsin signed four student-athletes last November -- Lily Krahn, a 5-foot-9 guard from Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin; Tessa Towers, a 6-foot-5 center from Batavia, Illinois; Savannah White, a 6-foot-2 guard from St. Paul, Minnesota; and Serah Williams, a 6-foot-4 forward from Toronto, Ontario – and announced the addition of transfer Avery LaBarbera, the 2021-22 Patriot League Player of the Year from Holy Cross.
 

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Rutgers gains a three point specialist. When she was a Rhode Island starter, Streeter scored 3 points in 21 minutes at Williams Arena in a 91-71 loss to the Gophers (2018). (1-4 from three).

 

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Rutgers gains a three point specialist. When she was a Rhode Island starter, Streeter scored 3 points in 21 minutes at Williams Arena in a 91-71 loss to the Gophers (2018). (1-4 from three).

do we have a clue who is going to be Rutgers coach this upcoming season?
 

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do we have a clue who is going to be Rutgers coach this upcoming season?

I don't. Her paid leave runs to June 15th. She signed a 5 year extension in April 2021. Some of the players and parents told the Bergen Record they felt deceived by her absence.
 

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I don't. Her paid leave runs to June 15th. She signed a 5 year extension in April 2021. Some of the players and parents told the Bergen Record they felt deceived by her absence.
can't say I blame them.. I get it with her past healthy issues.. then COVID..

but how can you commit to a team without knowing who is going to be the coach.. seems so strange to me..
 

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Maybe she’s going there for a particular grad program and she doesn’t care who the coach is.
 












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