fyi, kim barnes-arico does a weekly tuesday-morning drop on an ann arbor radio station…this morning she said that leigha brown will be available. the program had announced that she would miss wisconsin as the “second of two games,” so this was something of a confirmation. no info on the actual “issue,” however.

she also said that laila phelia is progressing but still not back. sounds like phelia is pushing for clearance and anxious to play - i heard that as a good sign that’s she’d at least be ready for the ncaa tournament? i guess?

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That's great info, appreciate it!

Figured whatever Brown was being kept out for would not make her miss postseason play, but would really like to see Phelia come back, at least for the NCAA Tournament. Such a different team with her shot-making available.

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yeah, they miss phelia a LOT. she's got an ability to either get downhill our pull up and shoot, which - when paired with leigha brown's midrange - opens up room inside for kiser.

beyond that - laila is the team's best wing defender. pospisilova is really good, but no way she gets off the way she did with phelia on the floor.

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