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Spreading the hoops gospel

Updated: July 16, 2013, 3:10 PM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

When Shelley Nweke found out the Peace Corps was going to send her to Suriname, she was excited. But then she had a question.

"Where is Suriname?"

Considering she would spend three years there, the former Stanford basketball player got out a map and found out as much as she could about the small South American nation not far from the Caribbean, nestled between Guyana and French Guiana on the Atlantic coast.

Nweke had no way of knowing it at the start, but ultimately ...

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