Girls' Basketball Stories of the Year

Updated: December 26, 2011, 9:27 AM ET
By HoopGurlz

Both tragedy and triumph resonated through the girls' basketball world in 2011. Here are 10 stories we'll remember well beyond the New Year.

Tayshana Murphy murdered

Everyone knew her as "Chicken," and when rising girls basketball star Tayshana Murphy was shot to death on Sept. 11 in Harlem, everyone had a story about her. "She has been a household name in this area for so long," said Apache Paschall, who coached her at the Exodus club program. "Even though she was a ...

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