No. 3 prospect, No. 1 worker

Updated: August 29, 2013, 11:20 AM ET
By Walter Villa | Special to espnW

A recent 9 p.m. phone call to the Cooper household found 16-year-old Te'a Cooper fast asleep -- and with good reason.

From Monday through Thursday, Cooper, a 5-foot-8 junior point guard at McEachern (Powder Springs, Ga.), wakes up at 6 a.m. so she can get a 45-minute workout in before school, practicing her ballhandling and her jumper in the backyard.

After school, it's basketball practice from 3:45 to 5 p.m., followed by one hour of weightlifting, an hour of ...

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