Big wait off Yacine Diop's shoulders

Updated: November 1, 2013, 1:21 PM ET
By Walter Villa | Special to espnW

The drive from Harrisburg, Pa., to Pittsburgh took three hours, and Yacine Diop cried the entire way.

The 5-foot-10 wing, a native of Dakar, Senegal, had just found out that she would not be allowed to play basketball during her junior year of high school after transferring to Seton-La Salle Catholic (Pittsburgh) from Oak Hill (Mouth of Wilson, Va.).

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association ruled she was transferring for "basketball reasons" and ...

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