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The Jayhawker Podcast

Feb 6, 2020

Marian Washington is a trailblazer and a Kansas Jayhawks legend. We sit down to tell her story, starting with playing for the U.S. national team and how she got to Kansas (8:08). She tells us what it meant to be one of the first African-American women to coach in a major conference (19:19), and coaching Lynette Woodard (24:50). We talk about another one of her firsts — becoming the first African-American woman to coach in the Olympics (31:21). Finally, she tells us what her time at KU meant to her (43:23).