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PISCATAWAY, N. Authentic Harrison Phillips Jersey .J. -- Cappie Pondexter fought back tears as Rutgers retired her jersey at halftime of their game against Duke on Thursday night.Pondexter, a former Rutgers basketball star, became the third womens player at the school to have that honor, with her No. 25 joining June Olkowski and Sue Wicks in the rafters. Pondexter helped the Scarlet Knights reach the NCAA tournament regional final in her junior season.I was holding back tears, I cant lie about that, Pondexter said. Rutgers doesnt retire jerseys often. To be part of that means a lot, the company Im in. ... Sometimes as an athlete, you forget about the hard work you put in. Ive come full circle, hearing all the accolades I accomplished in college.Pondexter, 33, averaged 18.3 points in her four years at Rutgers and finished as the schools second-leading scorer. She went on to win two championships with the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA, who drafted her second in 2006. Pondexter also won an Olympic gold medal in 2008.I always tell people my gold medal was my fondest [memory], Pondexter said. This is now. Everybody doesnt have their jersey retired at their school and university.Pondexter also had a locker named in her honor in the new practice facility. The halftime ceremony began with some of her former teammates bringing Pondexters banner to center court. The former star was also given a framed jersey.Pondexter said she knew exactly how to play to the crowd, saying at the end of the ceremony, Happy I was here instead of UConn.Her college choices came down to the two programs, and she chose the New Jersey school. She was part of many big games against the HuskiesI can remember the rivalry with UConn, she said. Ill always remember that decade where myself, Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird -- were competitors, and thats what we did at the end of the day.Rutgers is long gone from the Big East, having moved to the Big Ten a few years ago. The program has struggled recently and is going through a really tough season so far. The Scarlet Knights have won just one game, and star player Tyler Scaife is sitting out this season. Wholesale Bills Jerseys . They hope to persuade the other team owners and commissioner Roger Goodell to put pressure on Redskins owner Daniel Snyder to drop the nickname they find offensive. "Given the way the meeting transpired," Ray Halbritter, an Oneida representative and leader of the "Change the Mascot Campaign," said Wednesday, "it became somewhat evident they were defending the continued use of the name. Authentic Taron Johnson Jersey .com) - Christian Ponder will get another chance to prove himself for the Minnesota Vikings, with head coach Leslie Frazier announcing Wednesday that the struggling quarterback will start this weekends game against the Green Bay Packers. http://www.cheapbillsjerseysauthentic.com/ . Louis. To which I would say two things: 1. Where there is smoke, there is or perhaps has been a little fire. Or, in other words, the two teams would appear to have at least spoken. And spoken is defined as one calling the other to inquire, no more, no less. ' ' 'to the pitch before being overcome by police. He wore a green shirt and it was not immediately clear whether he was a fan of either team.---Mike Corder contributed to this report. ' ' '
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