By the numbers: Breaking down Terrific 25 for 2015
They may only be sophomores, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t impressive. Already. From No. 1 prospect Asia Durr down to No. 25 Ariel Stephenson, these 2015 girls’ basketball recruits could make an instant impact at the college level.
Here’s a by-the-numbers look.
1: High schools with more than one player on the espnW HoopGurlz Terrific 25 for the class of 2015. That school happens to be Mater Dei, the No. 1-ranked team in the espnW 25 Power Rankings. The players are No. 2 Katie Lou Samuelson, who transferred to Mater Dei prior to this season, and No. 14 Andee Velasco.
2: Sisters of Katie Lou Samuelson, the No. 2 prospect in the Terrific 25, who have ties to Stanford. Bonnie Samuelson is a 6-foot-3 sophomore for the Cardinal, and Karlie Samuelson is the No. 77 prospect in the 2013 class and a Stanford commit.
3: Players from Georgia, including two of the top three, in the Terrific 25 for the 2015 class. There were zero players from the Peach State in the 2014 Super 60.
4: Players from Texas in the Terrific 25, the most of any state.
4, 5: Weight, in pounds and ounces, of No. 1 prospect Asia Durr on her birthday.
5: Players in the Terrific 25 who have already given a verbal commit.
7: Grade in which Mone’ Jones, the No. 18 prospect in the 2015 class, received her first recruiting letter, from North Carolina.
8: Grade in which Te’a Cooper, the No. 3 prospect in the 2015 class, gave her commitment to North Carolina.
14: Players in the Terrific 25 who stand 6-feet or taller. Of those 14, four are at least 6-3.
79: Height, in inches, of Teaira McCowan, the No. 9 prospect and the tallest member of the Terrific 25.