Missouri guard's tough play on basketball court belies her compassion

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 11:10 a.m. CST, Wednesday, January 20, 2010

COLUMBIA — Toy Richbow first started playing basketball at the age of 12, playing outside with the neighborhood boys using a portable basket her father had bought. Although small in stature, Richbow’s heart and toughness made it possible to beat the guys. When she started playing organized basketball a year later, her domination continued.