Five Pac-10 Players Receive Preseason Accolades (9/19/01)
Sept. 20, 2001
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- The Women's Basketball News Service has selected five Pac-10 players to its preseason All-America teams.
UCLA senior Michelle Greco (5-9 G) was named a preseason Second Team All-American, while OREGON senior Shaquala Williams (5-7 G) is a Third Team All-American.
USC sophomore Ebony Hoffman (6-2 F/C), WASHINGTON junior Loree Payne (6-0 G) and STANFORD senior Lindsey Yamasaki (6-1 G/F) were named Women's Basketball News Service Preseason Honorable Mention All-Americans.
OREGON STATE is the first Pac-10 team to tip off the 2001-02 regular season, as it hosts Loyola Marymount Friday, Nov. 9, in the first round of the preseason WNIT.
The advent of the 2001-02 season also marks the beginning of a new era in Pacific-10Conference History: The first Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament, March 1-4, 2002, at McArthur Court in Eugene, Ore.