Conference: Big East
Head Coach: Geno Auriemma (36th season in 2020-21)
Unofficial Scholarship Chart
Note: The NCAA has granted an extra year of eligibility to 2020-21 D-I winter sports athletes (including women’s basketball players). Programs will be allowed to exceed the 15-scholarship limit for the 2021-22 season only. 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.
- July 2020: Jamelle Elliott named assistant coach (press release)
- August 2020: Autumn Chassion joins team as walk-on (press release)
- November 2020: Azzi Fudd (2021) commits to UConn
2021 UConn Women’s Basketball Commitments
Amari DeBerry, 6-5 F/C, Williamsville South HS (NY) [committed 11/8/2019]
Saylor Poffenbarger, 6-1 W, Middletown HS (MD) [committed 7/18/2019]
Okikiola “Kiki” Iriafen, 6-3 F, Harvard-Westlake School (Studio City, CA) [UConn among five finalists announced in June 2020; committed to Stanford, August 2020]
Rayah Marshall, 6-3 G, Lynwood HS (CA) [offer mentioned in June 2019 article; UConn not among three finalists announced in August 2020; committed to Southern Cal, September 2020]
Olivia Miles, 5-10 PG, Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ) [UConn among six finalists announced in January 2020; committed to Notre Dame, April 2020]
Payton Verhulst, 6-0 W, Bishop Miege HS (Roeland Park, KS) [UConn among nine finalists announced in September 2019; committed to Louisville, April 2020]
See next page for 2022 commitments and targets for UConn 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.