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Prospect working toward great things

Updated: July 24, 2014, 4:16 PM ET
By Walter Villa | Special to espnW.com

During the USA Basketball U18 trials in May, Beatrice Mompremier kept her phone handy so she could call her coaches back home in Miami to tell them how poorly she was playing.

"I don't think," the 6-foot-4 senior center told them, "I'm as good as everybody keeps telling me."

Mompremier's fears nearly turned to tears when the names of the 12 girls who made the team were called out in alphabetical order. When they got to the M's, it went from Teaira McCowan to ...

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