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UConn Women's Basketball

Boo's girls fall in tournament, anticipate summer

Boo Williams was disappointed, but not discouraged after a long day ended with his elite girls’ 16-and-under AAU basketball team eliminated from the weekend’s Nike Invitational that bears his name. Boo’s girls fell to a smart, cohesive, if undermanned, New Jersey Demons outfit 66-52 Saturday night in the quarterfinals at the BooPlex. “We have to start faster and play balls-to-the-wall defense the whole game,” said guard Taja Cole, a sophomore from Richmond’s L.C. Byrd High. “We have a lot of talent. It’s still early in the season. I think we’ll be a great team by the end.” Indeed, Boo’s girls are deep, athletic and...

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