Ten Indiana high school basketball players are ranked nationally by ESPN. Here’s a look at who’s class where and what schools they’ve received offers from.
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CLASS OF 2022
# 3 – Ayanna Patterson, Homestead (UConn)
The best-ranked wing in its class, Patterson took home all 15 Supreme Underclass IBCA All-State Honors after averaging 21.8 points, 11 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game to lead Homestead for a third consecutive title. His top five also included: Indiana, Louisville, Notre Dame and UCLA.
# 47 – Alyssa Crockett, Westfield (Michigan)
Crockett increased his score to 17.2 points in 21 games as a junior (49% shooter), while registering 7.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.5 blocks per game. The future Wolverine chose Michigan over the offerings of Dayton, Iowa, Louisville, Minnesota, Northwestern, Pitt and Washington, among others.
After: Why Westfield’s Alyssa Crockett got involved in Michigan
# 48 – Mila Reynolds, South Bend Washington (Maryland)
A four-star rookie and the Terrapins’ first class of 2022, Reynolds averaged 19 points and nine rebounds per game as a junior, and enters this season with 1,496 career points. The 6-2 goaltender, who lost 46 points to first-year Gary Roosevelt, also received offers from Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Purdue.
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No. 71 – Lilly Stoddard, Crown Point (Purdue)
A 6-4 forward / center, Stoddard was an inside force last season, registering 236 total rebounds and 59 blocks. She completed her line with 10.7 points and one steal per game. Stoddard has received offers from at least 16 Division I programs, including Arizona State and Iowa.
After:Crown Point’s Lilly Stoddard Enters Purdue Women’s Basketball Program
# 96 – Kate Clarke, Carmel (Michigan)
Clarke followed a strong sophomore campaign averaging over 18 points per game as a junior, evidenced by a 31-point effort against Noblesville in the Section’s title game. It has been donated by several Big Ten schools, as well as Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Marquette and Villanova.
CLASS OF 2023
No. 5 – Ashlynn Shade, Noblesville (not engaged)
Shade, who recently added UConn to their impressive list of offerings, is ranked as a five-star rookie by ESPN, which recently named her the “biggest stock jump” in her class. She averaged 24 points and eight rebounds per game last season to lead the Millers to their first section title since 2015.
Notable Offers: Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Louisville, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Tennessee, UCLA, Vanderbilt.
After: Tall isn’t good enough for Noblesville phenomenon Ashlynn Shade. She wants to be the best.
# 15 – Amiyah Reynolds, South Bend Washington (not engaged)
One of two Panthers in the Class of 2023 standings and a five-star rookie, Reynolds recorded 6.7 assists, 7.3 rebounds (2.4 offensive boards) and 9.8 points per game in 2020-21 .
Notable offers: Florida, Kentucky, Marquette, Michigan, State of Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, State of Ohio, Penn, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Yale.
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No.53 – Rashunda Jones, South Bend Washington (not engaged)
Jones had over 17 points, four steals, three assists and four rebounds per game last season. She shot 55% from inside the arc and 38% from 3 for Washington, who finished second in Class 3A.
Notable offers: Boston College, Iowa, Toledo.
No. 57 – Laila Hull, Zionsville (not entered)
Led the Eagles in goals (17.9 ppg), rebounds (7.8 ppg), steals (2.5 ppg) and blocks (1.8 ppg) and s ‘is ranked second for assists (2.6 points per game). The 6-1 forward shot 47% from the field and 32% from 3.
Notable Offers: Butler, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Purdue.
CLASS OF 2024
# 21 – Chloe Spreen, Bedford North Lawrence (not engaged)
Average 14.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game last season for Bedford North Lawrence, who finished 22-3 this year. Spreen, who was selected for the United States National Women’s U16 Team Trials in May, received eight offers before playing her first game.
Notable Offers: Arizona, Butler, DePaul, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Purdue, Vanderbilt.
After: She could be Indiana’s next hoop freak – from a school that knows something about freaks
CLASS OF 2025
Name to know: Kira Reynolds, South Bend Washington (not hired)
The 6-2 year one – and younger sister of Mila and Amiyah Reynolds – already holds offers from Kentucky, Marquette, Maryland, Michigan State, Pitt, Purdue, Ohio State and West Virginia.
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