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Texas Tech coach Marsha Sharp developing players on & off court

LUBBOCK, Texas (BP)–Nothing means more to Texas Tech coach Marsha Sharp than making a positive impact on the lives of the young women she is responsible for.

The fact that she has established one of the most successful women’s basketball programs in the country is merely a very nice byproduct of that commitment.

Meanwhile in Texas, it’s not quite March, but this was madness. The list of improbabilities Monday night at Baylor’s Ferrell Center ran on seemingly endlessly. So did the midcourt celebration by Baylor fans after the Bears shocked sixth-ranked Kansas, 85-77, before 9,523, the fifth-largest crowd in the arena’s history, and an ESPN2 national cable television audience.

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