Colorado signee Haley Smith of Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) will be taking a passion for basketball and books to Boulder.
Tennessee recruit Mercedes Russell, the No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100 for the 2013 class, is named the Gatorade National Player of the Year for girls basketball.
Taya Reimer of Hamilton Southeastern (Fishers, Ind.), a Notre Dame signee, was named the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year.
Georgia stars Diamond DeShields, a North Carolina commit, Kaela Davis, a Georgia Tech commit, and Lexie Brown, a Maryland commit, headline the list of Morgan Wootten Player of the Year finalists.
Diamond DeShields, the headliner in North Carolina's top-ranked recruiting class, is named the 2013 Naismith Girl's High School Player of the Year.
Virginia Commonwealth commit Camille Calhoun of Archbishop Spalding (Severn, Md.) says versatility is a big part of her game.
Iowa commit Alexa Kastanek, the No. 100 prospect in 2013 from Lincoln Southeast (Neb.), says she'll run through the wall for her teammates and coaches.
Baylor commit Nina Davis of Memphis Central (Tenn.) embraces No. 13 and hopes it will carry her to another state title.