February 15, 2003 |
Friday night's women's basketball game between UCLA and No. 24-ranked Arizona . wasn't often a pretty sight. But the final result was a thing of beauty to the Bruins, who pulled off a 48-47 upset of the Wildcats before 850 at Pauley Pavilion. To win, the Bruins (13-9, 8-5) had to survive cold shooting (31%), eight shots blocked by the bigger Wildcats, and their leading scorer Michelle Greco being shut out.
September 24, 2002 |
Senior guard Michelle Greco was cleared by the UCLA medical staff to resume her college basketball career, school officials said Monday. Her 2001-02 season ended after five games because of her history of concussions. Greco averaged 23.6 points in those games, in which the Bruins were 3-2. UCLA was 6-18 without her. "I'm just very excited and can't wait to play," said Greco, who has been granted a fifth year of eligibility by the Pacific 10.
January 13, 2002 |
Michelle Greco keeps hearing the rumors. She got pregnant. Her grades were bad. And then there was this one: UCLA Coach Kathy Olivier conspired to sideline the senior until next year, when a strong recruiting class is scheduled to arrive. Greco, 21, is sitting out the season at UCLA, but not for any of those reasons. She has a history of concussions. A series of preseason tests convinced UCLA doctors she was in danger of another injury, and they have refused to clear her to return to the team.
December 16, 2001 |
UCLA (3-4) at No. 9 Baylor (9-0), 1, Fox Sports Net--The Bruins no longer wonder about the status of Michelle Greco, now that their leading scorer is lost for the season. Gennifer Arranaga (5.4 points) gets the first chance to be the permanent replacement. But Greco's 23.6 scoring average will be hard to replace for a team struggling offensively. In its last three losses, UCLA averaged 47 pointsand is shooting 26% (52 for 202) from the field.
December 13, 2001 |
Senior guard Michelle Greco will sit out the rest of the basketball season after UCLA doctors said she needed to recover from a series of mild concussions sustained in her sophomore and junior seasons. Greco, 21, the defending Pacific 10 scoring champion, was examined by the UCLA campus medical staff before the season started, said senior women's administrator Betsy Stephenson. Greco played in five games, averaging 23.6 points, before all the test results came back. The day before UCLA's Dec.
December 9, 2001 |
Pacific 10 Conference women's basketball play is fast approaching and UCLA does not look ready. The holes in the Bruins' game, especially on offense, are still numerous as No.15-ranked Colorado amply revealed a 79-48 victory over UCLA in front of 1,015 on Saturday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion. It was the third consecutive loss for UCLA (3-4), which has a nonconference game Saturday at Baylor before opening conference play against Oregon and Oregon State.