Rebecca Lobo took her place on the stage and turned to her Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame presenter.
Geno Auriemma was seated nearby on the stage.
"I thought you only sat on the throne?" Lobo said.
And so began the induction speech from the UConn basketball icon. The woman who makes her living analyzing basketball for ESPN was funny and poignant, composed and eloquent.
And did we mention she was funny?
Lobo, the 10th of 11 inductees honored Friday night at Springfield Symphony Hall, was greeted with the loudest ovation of the night. She grew up 15 miles away in Southwick, Mass., she played collegiately in Connecticut and still lives not...