For the season, Jude has started in all nine games, averaging 4.9 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. She leads the team in steals with 25 and is third in assists with 24. She also is the team leader in turnovers with 25.
Shoni is in the stands at many home games, cheering her on, and remains a source of strength off the court. Their days of teaming up for assists and break-away layups are fond memories.
The women’s basketball team is 8-1, but the only loss was an ugly one to Kentucky, which overcame a 16-point deficit to claim its fourth win in a row over Louisville. The women play Old Dominion (6-2) Monday at 7 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.
In the loss to UK, Jude missed all six of her field goal attempts and was tagged with four turnovers before fouling out with 29 seconds remaining in the game. To her credit, she did have two rebounds, three steals and four assists in a game she would rather forget.