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NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament
After two knee surgeries, Laurin Mincy leads Maryland women to Sweet 16
After two knee surgeries, Laurin Mincy leads Maryland women to Sweet 16

As shot after shot ripped through the net and her thin blade of a frame bounced around the Xfinity Center court, possessed by some rare electricity, Laurin Mincy felt like the player she was always meant to be. No longer was the Maryland senior defined by the surgical scars on each knee, by the angst of playing in a body that would not answer her spirit's call. She was back — back to being the 5-year-old girl who'd reduced opponents to tears with her precocious crossover dribbles, back to being the middle schooler who'd had her jersey retired because she was just that dominant. In her last home game for the Terps, against an undefeated foe with a trip to the Sweet...

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