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  • Is Minnesota the lowest-seeded team to ever reach the Final Four of the women's NCAA Division I championships?

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  • What special talent does Adrian Williams have?

  • Who was the youngest player and the oldest player on the WNBA rosters at the end of the 2004 season?


    Indiana Fever center Ebony Hoffman, who was 22 in August, was the youngest player in the WNBA at the end of the 2004 season. A former University of Southern California great, Hoffman saw action in 30 games for the Fever, averaging 11.1 minutes per outing. She scored at a rate of 2.0 points per contest, and grabbed 2.9 rebounds per game.


    Although she has only played two years in the WNBA, 40-year-old point guard Teresa Edwards of the Minnesota Lynx is the oldest player listed on a league roster in 2004. In two seasons with the Lynx, Edwards has averaged 5.5 ppg. and 3.3 apg. She has played in all 68 games over two seasons in Minnesota, averaging 22.8 mpg. Prior to her WNBA career, the former University of Georgia backcourt ace set USA Olympic team records for assists and steals. She is the only basketball player, male or female, to participate in five Olympic Games, winning four gold medals and one bronze.

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