News and updates on the women’s basketball 2020 recruiting class: offers, commitments, decommitments, official and unofficial visits, recruiting updates from news sites and other sources, etc. Items listed in reverse chronological order.
Jakayla Johnson, 5-9 G, Clinton HS (MS): picked up her first D-I offer, from UL Monroe.
Kendyl Carson, 6-0 W, Juneau-Douglas HS (AK): announced her commitment to Pepperdine (WCC), joining three signees in their 2020 class (see this page of the 2020 commitment list).
Tyeisha Smith, 5-8 juco sophomore G, Angelina College (TX) / Baltimore, MD: announced her commitment to New Mexico State (WAC). The Aggies signed two 2020 prospects during the early signing period (see this page of the 2020 commitments list).
“At first I thought about going out of state but I thought about it more and Cleveland State is an excellent school and my family will get to see me play, which is a huge part of life,” said Staton, who considered opportunities at the Division I, II and III levels, focusing as much on programs in her intended major of sociology and post-graduate options than solely on the merits of a school’s basketball program.
“I’ve been playing basketball since fifth grade,” Staton said. “Playing Division I is the big goal everyone strives for and to know that I have the opportunity to go D-I means everything to me.”
Kyleigh McGuire, 5-11 F, Atascocita HS (Humble, TX): was offered by Lamar and UTSA.
Aarionna Redman, 5-9 G, Pickerington Central HS (OH): announced her commitment to Marshall (C-USA).
Mackenzie Reed, 5-6 PG, West Carteret HS (Morehead City, NC): picked up an offer from Chicago State.