Forward Aquira DeCosta (Sacramento, Calif.), center Queen Egbo (Houston, Texas), guard Honesty Scott-Grayson (Brick, N.J.) and forward NaLyssa Smith (Converse, Texas) were named to the 2018 Naismith Trophy Midseason Girls Basketball Watch List by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Thursday morning.
Baylor leads the Big 12 Conference with four selections and is one of two teams nationally with four honorees.
DeCosta earned Naismith Trophy honorable mention All-American honors a season ago. So far this season, she’s averaging 17.9 points, 13.1 rebounds, 2.7 steals, 2.0 assists and 1.4 blocks per contest.
Egbo is putting up 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 3.0 steals per game for Travis High School.
Scott-Grayson is averaging 11.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals per game this season at Riverdale High School’s floor general.
Smith has guided East Central High School to a 21-3 record overall and a 4.1 mark in district play this season.