Tucson , Ariz. ?C University of Arizona womenˇ?s basketball player Malia Oˇ?Neal will transfer to another school, head coach Joan Bonvicini announced today.? Oˇ?Neal has not yet made a decision on what school she will attend.
ˇ?Malia has decided to continue her education and basketball career at another school,ˇ± Bonvicini said.? ˇ?Our program wishes her nothing but the best in her future.ˇ±
Oˇ?Neal, a 5-foot-5 junior guard from Seattle, averaged 3.2 points, 2.3 assists and 1.8 rebounds a game for the Wildcats last season, playing in all 32 games and making 12 starts at the point guard position.? She was named Arizonaˇ?s Most Improved Player at the end of last season.
In two seasons at Arizona, Oˇ?Neal averaged 2.4 points, 1.9 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 54 games.
?The Wildcats will open the 2007-08 season on Friday, Nov. 9 at Penn State in the WBCA/Basketball Travelers Classic.