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Elite prospect battles rare disease

Updated: October 10, 2011, 1:40 PM ET
By Chris Hansen and Glenn Nelson | HoopGurlz

SEATTLE -- On a weekend when many high school students were preparing for their futures, Katie Collier was fighting for hers.

The 6-foot-3 nationally ranked girls' basketball star had been scheduled to take the SAT exam, but instead she was prone in a hospital bed, coming to grips with a recent diagnosis of a rare form of leukemia. The diagnosis had landed her on the very same campus, the University of Washington, where a week earlier while on an official visit she began a potentially ...

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