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Jefferson using snub as motivation

Updated: July 7, 2010, 9:10 AM ET
By Glenn Nelson | HoopGurlz

DALLAS -- She arguably was the buzz of the USA Basketball trials in Colorado Springs, Colo., last month. So much so that even the other players started telling her that she'd nailed down a spot on a national-team roster. Moriah Jefferson tried telling them that "it's never a sure thing until they call your name," but they wouldn't hear of it.

The morning after the trials, the 63 candidates were assembled in a gym at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. The names of those making the U18 ...

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