The Crimson and Gold Connection with Pittsburg State Head Women's Basketball Coach Amanda Davied
The Lady Gorillas opens up their 2023-2024 schedule with an exhibition game atKansas State on Friday November 3.
This week on the Crimson and Gold Connection we visit withPittsburg State head Women’s Basketball Coach Amanda Davied.
Below is an extended interview Coach Davied and KRPS's Fred Fletcher-Fierro.
Davied and her team traveled overseas this summer for two-weeks visiting Spain and playing against international teams with International Federation Basketball rules.
She speaks about the differences in coaching and playing with FIBA rules, how the NIL has changed women’s basketball in the MIAA, the relationship between Division 1 and Division 2 schools and how players transfer between the two.
She also tells us how relationships that she forged as an incoming freshmen at Pittsburg State played a huge role in this summer European trip.
Davied served 14 seasons as an assistant for the Gorillas. In her time as an assistant, PSU went 283-160, qualified for five NCAA Division II Tournaments with two Elite Eight appearances and an MIAA Regular Season Title in 2017.
Davied is entering her 6th season as PSU Head WBB Head Coach speaks candidly about the transition between being an Assistant and Head Coach.
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