This originally was posted November 18, 2008.
The Paris twins play for the Oklahoma University Sooners. In their freshman season they came to Storrs to play UConn in the Preseason Women’s NIT Championship. Courtney (3) has gone on to be on of the pre-eminent players in the women’s game, while her sister Ashley (5) is a solid player for the Sooners. In the top photo Ashley Paris tries to stop UConn’s Charde Houston.
Courtney Paris (3) grabs a rebound during the game against UConn, an 82-62 loss for OU. The twins father is Bubba Paris a former NFL lineman with the San Franciso 49ers, Indianpolis Colts and Detroit Lions and was a member of three Super Bowl teams with the 49ers.