Cynthia Cooper's No. 44 to be retired

The member of the Hall Of Fame will have her USC jersey retired

Updated: March 5, 2011, 1:14 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Looking back, it feels like a lifetime ago, because of what came after.

It was also at the beginning, which is why it feels so fitting for this to be the last of her jerseys to be retired.

Cynthia Cooper was inducted in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in April 2010. The Houston Comets retired her jersey in 2008. Locke High School in Watts, Calif., did the same the first chance it got.

On Sunday afternoon, USC will finally do the same.

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