NO!!! to play basketball in college you must get accepted to the school which for all (non community colleges) requires a GED
How many can play basketball?
If this site is right: http://www.vaporia.com/sports/wcpage.html The answer is that there are roughly 335 NCAA Div I Women's Basketball teams.
348 schools spread throughout 32 conferences with 7 independents
How many people play basketball
No, but it would help if you play high school basketball for experience, chance of scholarships from various colleges, test your skills against other teams, etc.
about 1000 billion people play basketball (:
If someone is in basketball, they play the game.
Ky, Duke, NC, Villanova, Syracuse...the list goes on