Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ace Brown Is Courted over Return to Action with North

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Ace Brown Is Courted over Return to Action with North

Article excerpt

Northumbria Tyne and Wear women's basketball team are in talks with American Taacha Brown over a possible return to the club.

Brown played two years for the team before spending last year on a contract in Germany.

While with Northumbria, Brown was an all-star and top scorer in the league as well as leading the team to their first championship in the play-offs.

She would be a major addition to the team, whose coach Deirdre Hayes added: "Not only is she a great player in her own right but she is an outstanding team player and makes everyone around her better."

Meanwhile, North were hoping to have better luck in Sheffield in their first Women's National League game after being knocked out of the National Cup the previous week.

But instead they fell to a disappointing 65-50 defeat.

Both teams made a slow start as the first quarter was not a very high scoring affair at 9-9.

In the second quarter. Northumbria took a four-point lead as they could not miss from the three-point line, hitting four three-pointers. …

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