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Kaitlyn Williams sparks Loyola’s offense with 3-point shot

By Allie Burger

Kaitlyn Williams wanted McDonald’s.

At 8 years old, she was afraid to shoot the ball and made a deal with her parents that a few games into her first season, she would finally take a shot in exchange for a Happy Meal. She found herself lined up for a corner three, chucked the ball up and watched it ricochet off the side of the backboard.

Williams recalled the crowd let out a collective sigh. The memory served to motivate her to become a better shooter.

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Women’s basketball community comes together to support loss of Northwestern player

By Allie Burger

Shock and sadness continue to radiate through the Chicago women’s basketball community following the suicide of Northwestern sophomore Jordan Hankins.

As Northwestern continues to deal with the aftermath of Hankins’ Jan. 9 death, the effects of the tragedy have also extended to surrounding women’s programs.

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