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02:00  02 july  2019
02:00  02 july  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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SYRACUSE , NY - NOVEMBER 30: Tiana Mangakahia #4 of the Syracuse Orange drives to the basket against the defense of Abi Scheid #44 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half at the Carrier Dome on November 30, 2017 in Syracuse , New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images).

Syracuse , N.Y. -- Syracuse ’s Tiana Mangakahia said she’s been hearing more trash talk from opponents this season as she pushes her way toward the elite level of best point guards in the country. When the Orange played Texas A&M earlier this season, Mangakahia said one of the Aggies

Syracuse senior, WNBA prospect Tiana Mangakahia has breast cancer© Provided by Oath Inc. Tiana Mangakahia announced on Monday that she has breast cancer. (Getty)

Syracuse senior Tiana Mangakahia announced on Monday that she has breast cancer.

The 24-year-old basketball player announced the news in a statement released on Syracuse’s website Monday:

“Just over a month ago, I found a lump on my left breast so I went to the health center and got it checked out. Throughout the following weeks, things have progressed quickly. I've undergone various tests and got a biopsy on Friday, June 14.

On Tuesday, June 18, I got the results back and it was a day I will never forget.

On this day, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer (Grade 3 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma). As of right now I am starting chemotherapy on Friday and will have to undergo surgery after treatment.”

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Tiana Cynthia Mangakahia (born 21 April 1995) is an Australian basketball player. She currently plays in the United States for Syracuse University. Mangakahia began her career, playing for the Australian Institute of Sport.

Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia just missed a triple-double with 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to lead the third-seeded Orange past No Tiana Mangakahia had 25 points plus 13 assists and No. 18 Syracuse made an ACC Tournament-record 14 3-pointers to beat No. 16 Miami 92-85 on

Mangakahia opted not to declare for WNBA

A two-time All-ACC player, Mangakahia averaged 16.9 points and 8.4 assists last season as Syracuse finished 25-9 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.

A WNBA prospect, Mangakahia opted to return to the Orange rather than declare for the draft this season.

Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman delivered a message of support on Twitter on Monday.

“I know this will be tough, but I will get through it,” Mangakahia wrote in her statement. “This is just the beginning for me and I will come out stronger. I have much more to accomplish and I hope to inspire others to overcome their own adversity just like I know I will.”

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