Top prospect Ieshia Small puts family first

Updated: February 20, 2013, 12:27 PM ET
By Walter Villa | Special to espnW

Ieshia Small finally has parents again.

Its not the same, of course, for the No. 19 girls basketball prospect in the 2013 class.

No one can ever take the place of her mother, Michelle Robinson, who died of a heart attack on March 1, 2011, at the age of 48.

My mother was the mom, the dad, grandmom, auntie, uncle & everything, said the 17-year-old Small, a 6-foot senior wing for Florida High (Tallahassee, Fla.). She was a very spiritual and loving person.

She ...

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