All five members of the 2018 Baylor women’s basketball recruiting class have been nominated for McDonald’s All-American recognition. NaLyssa Smith (Converse, Texas), Honesty Scott-Grayson (Brick, N.J.), Queen Egbo (Houston, Texas), Aquira DeCosta (Sacramento, Calif.) and Caitlin Bickle (Cave Creek, Ariz.) make up the nation’s top recruiting class.
Smith has led East Central to a 21-3 record overall and a 4-1 mark in district play so far this season. She is a 6-3 forward, who is rated No. 8 overall and No. 3 by position by ESPN Hoopgurlz.
Scott-Grayson, who is averaging 11.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals per game this season for Riverdale Baptist so far, is a 5-10 guard rated No. 18 overall and No. 2 by position by ESPN Hoopgurlz.
Egbo, who is averaging 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 3.0 steals per game, has led Travis High School to an 18-4 record overall and a 4-1 record in district action this year. The 6-3 center is ranked No. 15 overall and No. 4 by position by ESPN Hoopgurlz.
DeCosta is averaging 17.9 points, 13.1 rebounds, 2.7 steals, 2.0 assists and 1.4 blocks per game for St. Mary’s High School, guiding her team to a 14-2 record.
Bickle, who is coming back from an ACL injury, is a three-time all-state honoree for Cactus Shadows High School. The 6-2 forward is ranked No. 28 overall and No. 4 at her position by ESPN Hoopgurlz.