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Lady Lions, St. Francis Open Season Friday at BJC
Penn State, the 13th ranked women's basketball team in the nation, and St. Francis will open the 2013-14 season at the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday. The meeting will be the first between the two Central Pennsylvania teams since 2006, a 74-69 Red Flash win in Loretto.
Since then, Coquese Washington has taken over the Penn State program and turned the Lady Lions into a national power. On Friday, Penn State will raise another championship banner for winning its second consecutive Big Ten regular season title.
St. Francis is entering it second season under former assistant Joe Haigh, who tells 6 Sports he hopes to turn the Red Flash into an up-tempo, entertaining team.