“They’ve really grown as a team, and they were playing their best basketball (at the end). They weren’t hitting their shots, but they were playing as a team, and that’s something a coach always wants to see.”
While McAlester will have to replace two starting forwards in Dawkins and McLain, junior starting forward Shattee Robinson should be back next year, as should starting guards Taylor Compton and April Calistro. Robinson scored 4, grabbed seven rebounds and recorded two assists against Del City.
“We’re going to need some inside people to step up, for sure,” Burns said.
The Lady Buffs finished their season with an 8-17 record.
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