Pos. G Ht: 5-9, Newnan, Ga. (Fayette County)
Has a chance to be like: Kalana Greene
The Skinny: Sleekly built and quick on her feet, Banks has the look of a player who can create things offensively and be a formative defender on the perimeter. Averaged 16.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 5.0 steals as a senior to help win a state championship. Was a
All-American and WBCA honorable mention in addition to being named Miss Basketball in Georgia.
Pos. C Ht: 6-3, Marion, Iowa (Linn-Mar)
Has the chance to be like:
The Skinny: Can run the floor with grace and has the long arms of someone destined to be a shot blocker. Showing early signs of being able to score from the blocks and has a nice outside touch. Averaged 21.5 points, 14.8 rebounds and 5.1 blocks as a senior to help her school to a 26-0 record and Division 4A state title. Was a consensus All-America selection who shot 65 percent from the floor. Her father, Greg Stokes, was University of Iowa great before playing in the NBA.
Pos. G Ht: 6-0, Anaheim, Calif. (Mater Dei)
Has a chance to be like: Maya Moore
The Skinny: Both
and Mater Dei coach Kevin Kiernan say KML is one of the greatest three-point shooters they have ever seen. She comes to UConn on the heels of iconic scholastic and international careers. She is Mater Dei's all-time leading scorer (2,744), rebounder (874) and three-point producer (337). Was the consensus national player of the year as a senior, UConn's fifth Gatorade player of the year, joining Tamika Williams,