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Charles rides tall tale to fairy-tale finish

Two days after a second straight NCAA title, UConn center is WNBA's No. 1 pick

Updated: April 9, 2010, 9:48 AM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- The girl was only 4. She had a doctor's appointment, one of those routine checkups where a person with a degree on the wall tells a mom that her daughter is in the 80th percentile or whatever.

Only this time, Angella Holgate left the doctor's office with tears in her eyes. She'd just been told her little girl, Tina Charles, probably would grow to be 6 feet, 5 inches tall. Holgate wondered about the kind of life Tina would have, the kids who would tease, the boys ...

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