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New York Times: ""Now It Can Be Told: Barbara Stevens Has 1,000 Victories to Her Name"

Coach Barbara Stevens
Coach Barbara Stevens

Outstanding article from New York Times Hall of Fame writer Harvey Araton profiling Bentley women's basketball coach Barbara Stevens. This appeared on the New York Times website on Feb. 20.

by Harvey Araton

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The problem was with the entry pass, with the positioning in the paint, with the team's inability to get the ball to the biggest player in a spot where she could make the most advantageous use of her size and strength.

All of this was painfully apparant to Coach Barbara Stevens on the Bentley University bench as Victoria Lux, her 6-foot-1-inch center, struggled in the first half with a swarming Pace University defense. Her team seemed vulnerable to an upset.

Stevens -- the matriarch of Benltey, a longtime Division II power and 2014 national champion -- was already plotting her midgame modifications.

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