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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Jazmine Jones to Connecticut Sun -- Angel McCoughtry Gives Back -- THURSDAY CARDINAL COUPLE

Jazmine Jones Signs with Connecticut Sun

As we hinted on our most recent Cardinal Couple Radio Hour Podcast, Jazmine Jones did not remain a free agent for long. The Connecticut Sun announced that they have signed the Louisville alum.

Jones spent all four years of her collegiate career with the Cards and only missed the NCAA Tournament her final year when the tournament was canceled due to COVID-19.

Jones was drafted 12th overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty where she played up through the end of last season. She averaged 10.8 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game her rookie season.

Per Sun policy, the details of the contract were not released. It is unclear the role and playing team Jones will have as the season is approximately 1/3 completed.

At 10-4, the Sun currently sit atop the WNBA standings.

Angel McCoughtry Gives Back

Another Louisville women's basketball great has been in the news for good reasons. Angel McCoughtry is giving back to the Louisville community.

McCoughtry has been leading the charge, including offering major financial support, to open up a new basketball court in town. Shively Park will see the official grand opening of the new "Reaching for the Stars" court this Friday at from 11:00-2:30. The event is free and open to the public and McCoughtry has encouraged UofL fans to come out.

If you're free this Friday around lunchtime and want the chance to meet Angel McCoughtry you can head over to 1902 Park Rd., Louisville, KY 40216.

Happy Thursday and Go Cards!

1 comment:

  1. Jaz got in that game, too. Love it when UofL WBB greats are on the court in the WNBA. .

    Nick O.


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