Carly is married with two kids and works as the school secretary; Dinah is the single, lonely maths teacher who coaches the girls' basketball team. They both work at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in a straight-laced Texan community. They have known each other for a while but their paths never crossed until Carly hears a rumour that Dinah is having an affair with her husband who also works on the school staff. Carly confronts Dinah after a session of basketball practise to dispel the gossip. One-on-one tuition on the court, leads to an impulsive kiss it then dawns on them that they are attracted to each other. As their relationship blossoms the reaction of family, friends and the community is anything but charitable.