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Division I trailblazer for Coyote basketball enters Hall of Fame

Coming off that redshirt season, she would spend the next three years as the Coyotes’ leading scorer and rebounder on the hardwood. Cunningham was a key piece in guiding the Coyotes through the transition years, from the rigorous travel schedule of the Great West to being ineligible for the NCAA Tournament at the season’s end.

The reward ultimately paid off in 2012 when the Coyotes made the Women’s National Invitation Tournament for the first time. With an experienced group that tackled the transition together, the Coyotes went on a run to place third in the team’s first season as a member of the Summit League. USD won 12 of its last 13 regular season games and then advanced to the second round of the WNIT.

“It’s fun when you feel like you’re building momentum and playing well at the end,” said Cunningham. “Then to follow that up by…

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