Joanna McFarland will play in the women’s national semifinals at 6 tonight against Stanford. McFarland, who is only a freshman, was one of the best high school players I’ve seen. She was so dominant in the lane — scoring, rebounding defending. Just a fun player to watch.
She’s got a great family basketball tradition, too — older sisters Jessica played at Kansas State and Jackie at Colorado.
But she’s taken this tradition to a new level as the only McFarland to get to the Final Four. I know I’ll be watching this game intently and checking out a Wichita-area product.