Oct. 30, 2002
UCLA's GRECO NAMED TO PRE-SEASON ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
UCLA senior Michelle Greco was named to the 2002-03 Preseason All-Pacific 10 Conference women's basketball team today in a poll of media members who cover the conference teams. Greco, a 5-9 guard who led the conference in scoring in 1999-2000, was also a 2001 Preseason All-Conference selection.
Four returning 2001-02 All-Pac-10 players were also named to the Preseason All-Conference Team along with Greco - Ebony Hoffman - USC, Loree Payne - Washington, Nicole Powell - Stanford, Shaquala Williams - Oregon.
The Conference media tabbed UCLA to finish seventh in the conference. Stanford, was the near unanimous choice to repeat as regular season champion, followed by Washington, Oregon, USC, Arizona, Arizona State, the Bruins, Oregon State, California and Washington State.
The Bruin women's basketball team will be in action in a couple of exhibition games --- Nov. 9 (Love and Basketball) and Nov. 17 (West Coast All-Stars) both at 2 p.m. --- prior to the season opener at Hawaii on Nov. 23. UCLA will open the home season on December 3 in Pauley Pavilion versus St. Mary's at 7 p.m.