Colegio stuff

I have to admit, I jumped for joy when the World University Team was announced yesterday, and here’s why: Jacki Gemelos has fulfilled her dream. Well, one of them.

UCLA is finishing up its first week of practice this week, in preparation for an Italy tour in a few weeks. Assistant Coach Pam Walker reports that the Bruins got better today.

On the bummer tip, Texas guard Shanice McKoy will miss this season after tearing her ACL. Teammate Cassie Peoples had surgery last week for a leg stress fracture, but is expected to play this season.