FAMILIAR FRENCH FEEL FOR CANADA’S LIZANNE MURPHY
TORONTO (FIBA Olympic Qualifying for Women) - The draw for this summer's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in Ankara held a special significance for Canadian forward Lizanne Murphy.
Having landed mid-season in the French league with Tarbes Gespe Bigorre, there was a certain sense of inevitability she would end up facing France in the fight for a place at the London Games and that's exactly how it panned out.
Not surprisingly, there is currently plenty to discuss in the locker room for Murphy and her French club colleagues while the player may also find herself getting a few phone calls from Canadian head coach Allison McNeill searching for some additional scouting information.
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