Basketball: Ariel Loiter, 18, becomes first S'porean to earn a full scholarship to play NCAA Division 1 hoops

   Ariel Loiter's (right) ultimate aim is to play in the Women's National Basketball Association.
Ariel Loiter's (right) ultimate aim is to play in the Women's National Basketball Association.PHOTO: COURTESY OF TOMER LOITER

SINGAPORE - Since breaking into the local basketball scene in her mid-teens, Ariel Loiter is known for being handy at long shots.

Now 18, the national player has overcome considerable odds to earn a full scholarship to play National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 basketball for Colgate University in the United States.

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