The WBCA roster includes 17 Division I players, as well as the Division II, III and NAIA Players of the Year. Players whose teams reach the Final Four will not compete in the game, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 30, at 4 p.m. CT at the University of Texas at San Antonio Convocation Center. The NCAA women*s basketball semifinal games will be played on March 29, with the NCAA Championship scheduled for March 31.
Team USA will be coached by Van Chancellor (Houston Comets) and will feature Olympians Chamique Holdsclaw (Washington Mystics), Sheryl Swoopes (Houston Comets), Lisa Leslie (Los Angeles Sparks), Delisha Milton (Los Angeles Sparks), Dawn Staley (Charlotte Sting) and Natalie Williams (Utah Jazz).
Teasley, a point guard from Washington, D.C., is the only senior on this year's UNC roster. She is averaging 15.4 points and 5.2 assists for the No. 19 Tar Heels, 22-7 overall heading into this weekend*s ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C.
2002 WBCA All-Star Challenge Roster Sue Bird, Connecticut Swin Cash, Connecticut La'Neishea Caufield, Oklahoma Danielle Crockrom, Baylor Stacey Dales, Oklahoma Linda Frohlich, UNLV Shaunzinski Gortman, South Carolina Zuzi Klimesova, Vanderbilt Kelly Komara, Purdue Sheila Lambert, Baylor Brandi McCain, Florida Michelle Snow, Tennessee Nikki Teasley, North Carolina Ayana Walker, Louisiana Tech Angie Welle, Iowa State Tamika Williams, Connecticut Lindsey Yamasaki, Stanford (NCAA Division II and III and NAIA Player of the Year will be added to the roster)