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OU Women's Notebook: The graduate

Oklahoman Modified: March 24, 2009 at 9:59 am •  Published: March 24, 2009
The graduate
There’s one more way to describe Courtney Paris — graduate.

Oklahoma’s star center is out of school. She completed her final class, an eight-week session, last Monday.

"I don’t know what to do with myself, just worrying about basketball,” said Paris, a journalism major.

Georgia Tech played for the first time Sunday without leading scorer and rebounder Alex Montgomery, who suffered a knee injury in the ACC Tournament.

"I took a quote from Kay Yow,” Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said of the legendary coach who recently died. "We could be sad we’re going to the NCAA Tournament without Alex, or we could be happy we’re going to the NCAA Tournament.

"Everybody wanted to give more because we know what (Montgomery) has given to us.”

Carlee Roethlisberger’s dad, Ken, was a high school quarterback in Lima, Ohio.