Betty Jaynes won over hearts, minds

Pioneer and dreamer left tenure-track teaching position to start WBCA

Originally Published: February 12, 2014
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke and North Carolina women's basketball teams had just tipped off Monday night when news broke that Betty Jaynes had died at age 68. I glanced around Cameron Indoor Stadium and thought, "It was, in part, for events like this that Betty worked so hard for so long. This is the kind of scene she'd love for people to picture when they remember her."

Because there were 8,210 people in attendance, a national television audience watching on ESPN2 and a row ...

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