Mike Jensen: John Chaney’s legacy extends deep into women’s basketball

Words that complete a circle: A Hall of Fame coach remembering how she got started, barely out of college, head coach at Cheyney State, when a season later this other coach drove down Route 1 from Philadelphia, taking over as Cheyney’s men’s coach, planting himself into her life, staying put for almost 49 years. “His style became my own,’’ Vivian Stringer wrote to the world the other day, releasing her thoughts for all of us who had asked for them after the death of John Chaney. “We thought alike. We taught alike. We practiced alike.” When Chaney died on Jan. 29, you quickly sent messages up t…

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