Zaire Hicks verbally commits to UT- Martin. The greatest journey of coaching is watching players get better and achieve their dreams. Zaire walked into the Mambas program with a goal of playing college basketball and even though she didn’t play much her first year with the Mambas she worked until we couldn’t help but notice her improvement. She wasnt naturally good; she work from dribbling around water bottles in her driveway to extra shooting drills after practice. And as only Coach Bell can describe thats the Mambas mentality; that you wont outwork me and I’m always willing to improve mindset is what Zaire processes. As much as we hate to see her go as a player, we know its time for her to move on and we know with her mindset UT-Martin is getting a special player. Congrats Zaire the Lady Mambas family are cheering for your success.