When the Oklahoma State coaches she wanted to play for died in a plane crash, grieving guard Chelsea Dungee re-opened her recruitment and found a new home at Oklahoma with coach Sherri Coale.
Stillwater, Okla., is known as a close-knit community, and the loss of women's basketball coaches Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna has hit everyone from the employees at the local Perkins to the football and men's basketball teams.
Betty Lennox played for Kurt Budke in junior college and followed him to Louisiana Tech. She says he treated her like one of his daughters.
The plane crash that killed the 1961 U.S. world championship figure skating team decimated families and the sport, but alongside grief came renewal.