Nicole Teasley began her prominent basketball career at St. John’s at Prospect Hall. Her impressive accomplishments during her four-year enrollment include no. 1 ranked recruit by Blue-Star National Ranking, Maryland three-year Gatorade Player of the Year, and Parade and Gatorade National Player of the Year. Earning a full scholarship to the University of North Carolina, Teasley continued to establish records that advanced her into a professional career. In 1998, she was ACC Rookie of the Year, assist leader for four years, and First Team All-ACC. In1999, she was First Team All-ACC, ACC Tournament MVP and in 2002 was drafted into the WNBA by the LA Sparks. During this time she was the two-year WNBA assist leader. After a two-year period with the Mystics, Teasley’s future as of 2011 is with the Detroit Shocks.