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Teresa Weatherspoon had seemingly done it all, but now gets to add something to her already impressive resume: leading her alma mater in to a new conference.  Weatherspoon has won a national championship as a player at Louisiana Tech, has played in the WNBA and won a gold medal.  The latest challenge is leading Tech in to a new conference.

Weatherspoon is passionate about her school and says to be called back to a place that has meant so much to her.  The one person who has meant the most to Weatherspoon is former head coach Leon Barmore and she says having him in her corner has been so important.  Weatherspoon took over as head coach in February 2009 and led the Lady Techsters to back to back NCAA tournament appearances in 2010 and 2011, the team's first since 2006.

The Lady Techsters are coming off a tough final season in the WAC, finishing just 14-17 and heading in to a new conference makes the challenge even tougher, but no one is better equipped to handle the team's next step, or more pleased to take it, than Teresa Weatherspoon.

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