Local/Regional News
9:58 am
Tue October 1, 2013

UK Lands Top Basketball Recruit

Alyssa Rice, Reynoldsburg High School

LEXINGTON, Ky--Five-star Center from Reynoldsburg Ohio, Alyssa Rice will wear Blue and White in 2014.

Rice will share the spotlight along with Alexis Jennings and Jaycee Coe.  Jennings is considered the ninth-best post player in the nation, Coe is a three-star prospect and the six-foot-three Rice is considered the third best player at her position. 

The All-Star Girls Report has Rice listed as the No. 44 player overall and the fifth-best post player in the country.  As a high-school junior last season, she averaged 15.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and four blocked shots a game while shooting 65 percent from the field. ESPN analyst Dan Olson calls her “one of the nation's elite versatile interior performers for this class."