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Host Da’Yon Dunlap was joined by Houston Cougars women’s basketball head coach Ron Hughey in our latest Pawd Slama Jama episode. The two talked about the ups and downs of the 2022-21 season, including what Hughey wishes would have gone differently early on during the season. Hughey also talked about the strong year from guards Laila Blair and Britney Onyeje.
Hughey talks about the need for both of them to grow as leaders for the program in the 2022-23 season. The pair also talked about the adversity the team overcame towards the middle of the season during its six-game losing streak. Hughey also talked about the conversations he had with Tatyana Hill about needing to grow throughout the year.
Hughey also talks about the expectations for 2022-23 going forward. He says getting to the NCAA Tournament is a must for the program but must learn from the adversity the team faced in the 2021-22 season. The UH women’s basketball head coach also said he feels he has the support from the administration. Hughey then touched on his relationship with men’s basketball head coach Kelvin Sampson.
Hughey said the team is looking to bring in a point guard and a post player from the transfer portal but also touched on the number of players returning. Lastly Hughey gives a message to UH fans: “stick with us.”