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Nation's top recuit says break is 'deeper than basketball'

Updated: June 11, 2008, 4:52 PM ET
By Mark Schwarz | ESPN

Elena Delle Donne, the national high school player of the year and the top recruit in women's college basketball, said Wednesday that her abrupt departure from summer school at the University of Connecticut last week "is so much deeper than basketball."

The most celebrated recruit in the women's game since Candace Parker, Delle Donne said by telephone from her home in Wilmington, Del., that "I have a lot of personal issues to fix. Only my family understands what's going on. Right now I am ...

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