[[ Read ]] ➲ Bird at the Buzzer Author Jeff Goldberg – Thomashillier.co.uk

Bird at the Buzzer On March 6, 2001, The Top Two Women S College Basketball Teams In The Nation, UConn And Notre Dame, Played What Was Arguably The Greatest Game In The History Of The Sport When UConn S Sue Bird Hit A Twelve Foot Pull Up Jumper At The Buzzer Over National Player Of The Year Ruth Riley In The Big East Tournament Championship Game, It Marked The End Of An Epic Contest That Featured Five Future Olympians And Eight First Round WNBA Selections Bird At The Buzzer Re Creates This Unique Season With A Detailed Account Of The Games That Led Up To And Beyond The Tournament Finale Profiles Of The Two Coaches, UConn S Geno Auriemma And Notre Dame S Muffet McGraw Close Ups Of The Players Who Made The Year So Memorable And, Finally, An In Depth Recap Of The Game Worthy Of Being Designated ESPN S First Ever Women S Basketball Instant Classic Author Jeff Goldberg Shows Us The Drama On The Court And Behind The Scenes As The Big Game Pitted Riley And The Upstarts From Notre Dame Against What Many Believed Was The Most Talented Team In UConn History, Under Hall Of Fame Coach Auriemma A See Saw Affair In Which Neither Team Led By Than Eight Points, The 2001 Big East Championship Game Encapsulates The Quintessential Inside Story Of The Individual Talents And Skills, Team Spirit And Smarts, And The Moment By Moment Realities Of College Athletics That Made This Season A Snapshot Of Sports At Its Finest.


10 thoughts on “Bird at the Buzzer

  1. says:

    I so much wish that I had been able to see this game But Goldberg does a excellent job of recapturing the atmosphere and surrounding of this epic game, even knowing the outcome I loved the insights by the coaches and players Auriemma and Taurasi were hilarious as always The injury to Shea Ralph in the game was tragic, and I teared up at her anger, and I came to truly respect the Notre Dame team, a group of players I hadn t know much about I...


  2. says:

    Reading this book teleports you to the days leading up to the game, I felt as if I was there as a spectator on the stands The incidents and events are well described in the book, and its worthy of such a great game I ho...


  3. says:

    UCONN fan must read Birdy doing what she does best If you recall seeing that last second shot that Bird hit in the 2001 Big East final vs Notre Dame, you know where this is going Read this and enjoy it again


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