Courtney Paris joins Oklahoma as assistant

Former Oklahoma standout Courtney Paris has returned to Oklahoma women's basketball program as an assistant, coach Sherri Coale announced on Wednesday.

Coale welcomed the addition of Paris, a four-time Associated Press All-American, saying she’ll be a ‘valuable' asset to the program.
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"Courtney Paris loves Oklahoma women's basketball," Coale said in a statement, via SoonerSports.com.

While at Oklahoma, Paris became the first player to record 2,500 points and 2,000 rebounds in NCAA regardless of division or gender.

"She has a heart for the journey of the collegiate athlete and a tremendous vat of basketball knowledge to share as, professionally, she has played with and for some of the greatest minds in our game.

"Courtney will be an outstanding recruiter, a pivotal mentor and guide for our post players, and a valuable addition to our sideline. She's a proven winner and we are thrilled to welcome her home."

Paris remains the school's career (2005-09) all-time leader in scoring (2,729) and rebounds (2,034) – graduated with a degree in journalism.

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