Michigan Women’s Basketball Recruiting

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Kim Barnes Arico (10th season in 2021-22)

Official Wolverines roster

Unofficial Michigan Women’s Basketball Scholarship Chart

Note: The NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility to 2020-21 D-I winter sports athletes (including women’s basketball players). Programs are allowed to exceed the 15-scholarship limit for the 2021-22 season only (and only for their own returning players). Until there is definitive word that a player will be taking advantage of this extra year, the WBB Blog scholarship charts will not reflect this extra eligibility.

Personnel Notes:

  • March 2021: Alyssa Crockett (2022) commits to Michigan
  • April 2021: all three assistant coaches depart: Toyelle Wilson to become SMU head coach, Wesley Brooks to join the Mississippi State Ohio State staff, Yvonne Sanchez to join the Arizona State staff
  • April 2021: Meghan Fiso transfers to San Diego State
  • May 2021 staff hirings: Carrie Moore as assistant coach/recruiting coordinator (press release); Val Nainima as assistant coach (press release); Harry Rafferty promoted to assistant coach (press release)
  • May 2021: Jordan Hobbs (2021) commits to Michigan
  • September 2021: Chyra Evans (2022) commits to Michigan
  • September 2021: head coach Kim Barnes Arico inks a contract extension through the 2025-26 season (press release)
  • September 2021: Katy Eidle (2023) commits to Michigan
  • January 2022: Macy Brown (2023) commits to Michigan
  • February 2022: Taylor Woodson (2023) commits to Michigan
  • March 2022: Naz Hillmon announces her entry into the WNBA draft
  • April 2022: assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Carrie Moore leaves to become Harvard head coach
  • April 2022: Taylor Gibson enters her name into the transfer portal

2022 Michigan Women’s Basketball Commitments

*Kate Clarke, 6-0 SG/W, Carmel HS (IN) [offered June 2019; committed 10/28/2020]

*Alyssa Crockett, 6-2 W, Westfield HS (IN) [offered July 2020; committed 3/5/2021]

*Chyra Evans, 6-3 F, Newcastle, Australia [offered May 2021; committed 9/5/2021]

*announced as signed 11/11/2021

2022 Targets

[none known]

Former Targets

Ryanne Allen, 6-1 W, Archbishop Wood HS (Warminster, PA) [offered January 2021; committed to Vanderbilt, September 2021]

Lexus Bargesser, 5-8 PG, Grass Lake HS (MI) [offered August 2020; committed to Indiana, October 2021]

Shay Bollin, 6-3 F, Bridgewater-Raynham HS (MA) [offered May 2019; committed to Duke, October 2020]

KK Bransford, 5-10 G, Mount Notre Dame HS (Cincinnati, OH) [Michigan among five finalists announced in September 2021; committed to Notre Dame, October 2021]

Mara Braun, 5-11 CG, Wayzata HS (Plymouth, MN) [committed to Minnesota, December 2020]

Taylor Charles, 6-2 F, Burlington Central HS (IL) [offered June 2018; committed to Princeton, June 2021]

Beatrice Culliton, 6-3 C, Aquinas HS (Overland Park, KS) [offered August 2020; committed to Oklahoma, June 2021]

Chance Gray, 5-9 PG, Lakota West HS (West Chester, OH) [Michigan among nine finalists announced in September 2020; not among two finalists announced in July 2021]

Acacia Hayes, 5-7 PG, Riverdale HS (Murfreesboro, TN) [committed to Western Kentucky, November 2021]

Lemyah Hylton, 5-11 CG, Southwest Academy (London, ON) [offered June 2019; Michigan among five finalists announced in June 2021; committed to Arizona, October 2021]

Jennah Isai, 6-0 W, Valley Vista HS (Surprise, AZ) [committed to Oregon, June 2021]

Londynn Jones, 5-6 PG, Santiago HS (Corona, CA) [Michigan not among ten finalists announced in November 2020]

Brianna McDaniel, 5-11 G, Kenwood Academy (Chicago, IL) [offered August 2019; Michigan not among 15 finalists announced in October 2020]

Cotie McMahon, 5-10 G/W, Centerville HS (OH) [offered July 2019; committed to Ohio State, December 2020]

Maya Nnaji, 6-3 F, Hopkins HS (Minnetonka, MN) [offered May 2020; Michigan among 13 finalists announced in October 2020; committed to Arizona, May 2021]

Naya Ojukwu, 6-0 F, Mountain View HS (Meridian, ID) [committed to Utah, October 2021]

Ayanna Patterson, 6-3 W, Homestead HS (Fort Wayne, IN) [offered April 2018; Michigan not among five finalists announced in March 2021]

Mya Petticord, 5-8 PG, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep HS (MI) [offered November 2018; committed to Texas A&M, October 2021]

Mila Reynolds, 6-2 F, South Bend Washington HS (IN) [offered January 2020; committed to Maryland, July 2020]

Kiki Rice, 5-11 PG, Sidwell Friends School (Washington, DC) [among 11 finalists announced in August 2020; not among her narrowed list of five finalists]

Saniah Tyler, 5-6 PG, Incarnate Word Academy (St. Louis, MO) [offered July 2020; committed to Kentucky, July 2021]

Grace VanSlooten, 6-3 W/F, IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL) {before senior year, attended Toledo Notre Dame Academy (OH)} [offered July 2018; Michigan among ten finalists announced in November 2020; not among three finalists announced in September 2021]

Zyanna Walker, 5-8 PG, Wichita Heights HS (KS) [committed to Louisville, July 2021]

Ruby Whitehorn, 6-0 SG, Detroit Edison Academy (MI) [offered July 2018; Michigan not among her four finalists]

See next page for 2023 commitments and targets for Michigan women’s basketball

Disclaimers: The roster information, offers, and commitments are all unofficial. Offers come and go, so some offers listed may no longer be on the table, and some offers are erroneously reported. In addition, the target lists are inevitably incomplete because offers are not publicly reported for many prospects.

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