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Texas women's hoops team attends Richards memorial

Updated: September 19, 2006, 9:05 AM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- The presence of the University of Texas women's basketball team at her memorial service would have made former Texas Gov. Ann Richards happier than anything, her granddaughter told mourners Monday.

Lily Adams, 19, remembered going to women's basketball games with her grandmother from the time she was very young. Richards died last week at the age of 73 from esophageal cancer.

"It wasn't until I was older that I knew that boys played basketball, too," Adams ...

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