My long term memory is not what it used to be. As I recall there were many of us hoping that was the case and far more that thought Cal? ( the other school) was out of the picture so it would come down to UCONN or Ezi staying home. As it turn out the biggest factor might not have been Lauren, it might have been the shortest time to WNBA. Meaning that had Ezi enrolled at UCONN for even 1 season she would not have been WNBA eligible until April 2020. Instead, Ezi joined the WNBA in April of 2019.
"The Canberra Capitals are in danger of losing Australian basketball's brightest prospect Eziyoda Magbegor as she considers a move to the United States college system. Magbegor left Australia on Thursday to visit the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Connecticut, just...
It was UCLA. The inside word was that Ezi was leaning toward UConn until General Manager Lauren Jackson talked her into playing for Melbourne. Lauren Jackson in Australia is like Michael Jordan in the U.S.
In 1972 USA basketball lost had the Olympic gold medal stolen from them by Russia and their puppet FIBA officials from Hungary, Poland, and Cuba - one of the most disgraceful displays of misconduct in the history of organized sports.,