News on women’s basketball transfers (including additions to the transfer portal) from NCAA D-I schools. Items listed in reverse chronological order.
Former Mississippi State player Bre’Amber Scott (5-11 JR guard, Little Rock, AR) has announced that she’s transferring to Little Rock (Sun Belt).
Two Auburn players have entered their names into the transfer portal:
- Abigayle Jackson (6-3 JR forward, Little Rock, AR)
- Maliya Perry (6-0 FR wing, Columbus, OH)
Abigayle Jackson — who started 12 games in 2017-2018, and freshman Maliya Perry both entered the portal according to a source. Jackson went late last week, and Perry joined her Monday. As of 9 a.m., neither was listed on the Auburn roster anymore.
Loyola Marymount (WCC) officially announces the addition of former Baylor player Aquira DeCosta (6-0 SO wing, Sacramento, CA) for the 2020-21 season.
Loyola Marymount University women’s basketball will be adding transfer student Aquira DeCosta to its 2020-21 roster, announced by head coach Charity Elliott on Thursday.
“To say Aquira is a game changer is an understatement,” said Elliott. ” She’s a phenomenal athlete, a gifted scorer and brings tremendous experience to the table. More than all of her athletic abilities and her accolades, I know that Aquira is also going to be an awesome teammate and leader to our team. ”
DeCosta will be coming to LMU from Baylor University, where she helped in leading the team to a national title, putting up 11 points in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, and then had three 3-pointers during the next round of the tournament.
Two Georgia State players—sophomore Taylor Hosendove (transfer from Clemson) and redshirt freshman Tehya Lyons (transfer from Pitt)—have been granted immediate-eligibility waivers by the NCAA.
Sophomore Taylor Hosendove and redshirt freshman Tehya Lyons are eligible to compete for Georgia State’s women’s basketball immediately as announced by the NCAA.
Hosendove, a transfer from Clemson, and Lyons, a transfer from Pittsburgh, were granted waivers and will not have to sit out the 2019-20 season.
The duo are cleared to play immediately for the Panthers.
Sophomore wing Kate Klimkiewicz (Oakton, VA) has played in all five of Richmond‘s games this season, indicating that she received a waiver for immediate eligibility after transferring from Boston College.