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It helps explain how leagues which ...
It helps explain how leagues which began in the mid-90s such as Major League Soccer and the WNBA initially allocated players to new franchises by taking into account factors such as ethnicity (e.g. assigning 2 Polish players to Chicago which has a large Polish population) and point of collegiate origin (USC's Lisa Leslie to the L.A. Sparks, Connecticut's Rebecca Lobo to N.Y. Mercury, N.C. State's Andrea Stinson to Charlotte Sting).
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As a graduate student at UVA during the 1989-91 seasons I witnessed some of the best basketball between the teams led by UVA's Dawn Staley and NC State's Andrea Stinson.
2010 ACC Women's Basketball Legends: Andrea Stinson, NC State - The Official Athletic Site of the Atlantic Coast Conference
2010 ACC Women's Basketball Legends: Andrea Stinson, NC State Stinson honored for historic career at NC State.
NC State's Andrea Stinson
NC State's Andrea Stinson
(1989-91) - Despite only playing three seasons at NC State
, Stinson ranks third on the school's scoring chart with 2,136 points.
The Cornelius, N.C., native tops the school in career scoring average at 22.7 points per game and is currently one of only four Wolfpack players to have reached the 2,000-career point mark.
is considered one of the most physically-gifted players to ever compete in the ACC
ranks 15th in career rebounds per game (5.8), third in field goals made (917), third in field goals attempted (1,696), sixth in assists (402), 10th in blocks (84) and third in steals (286).
A dazzling, all-around player who has been described by some as the female-version of Michael Jordan, Stinson
was unanimously selected as the ACC Player of the Year in 1990.
was named to the All-ACC
team three times and was a consensus All-America selection in 1990 and 1991.
left Raleigh holding seven Wolfpack records, including most points in a game, with 50 against Providence during the 1989-90 season, a mark that also broke the ACC single-game record.
earned Sports Illustrated Player of the Week honors for that performance.
was selected to the ACC All-Tournament
team of all of the regular-season tournaments in which the Wolfpack participated during her
played nine seasons in the WNBA and became the first Charlotte Sting player to have her
From left, former WNBA player ...
From left, former WNBA player Andrea Stinson reads â€œGrandpaâ€™s Garden Lunch,â€ written by Judith Caseley, with Mikayla and Caroline Karczewski during the N.C. Literary Festival on Sunday. | Hoops stars tout books | full story
From left, former WNBA player Andrea Stinson reads "Grandpa
From left, former WNBA player Andrea Stinson reads "Grandpa's Garden Lunch," written by Judith Caseley, with Mikayla and Caroline Karczewski during the N.C. Literary Festival on Sunday.
Retired NBA player Eric "Sleepy" Floyd and retired WNBA player Andrea Stinson
are both from North Carolina.
Stinson, from Cornelius, played for N.C. State and then the Charlotte Sting.
Stinson played for the Sting from 1997 to 2005, then her final U.S. professional season with the Detroit Shock.
also played professionally in Europe, which gave her
a chance to travel all over the world, she
mentors young women and is starting a foundation called A Lady's Touch that will "teach young females to become women of our future," she
and Floyd were at the festival on behalf of the organization NBA Cares
Stinson said that she grew up in a household of Carolina fans, but chose N.C. State to go against the grain and also for the chance to play for the late Kay Yow, whom she called a wonderful coach.
received a full scholarship to N.C. State
"That's what working hard in high school, middle school will do for you," she
told the children.
Jordan" and "The One Woman Fast Break" played for the WNBA Charlotte Sting and the Detroit Shock from 1998-2005.
She is currently the varsity women's basketball coach at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord, North Carolina.
was selected as the female player of the year for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association
She played college basketball for North Carolina State University.