Posted On: 09/6/19 7:02 PM
Waiting for Alyssa. Perhaps that’s what we should call this, the latest installment of recruiting news for Minnesota’s Class of 2020. Alyssa would be Alyssa Ustby, the highest-rated player still available for hire among the state’s incoming seniors. The #3 prospect in the state – she’s top 40 nationally – had a wide variety of suitors that has reportedly been whittled down to five contenders: North Carolina, Utah, Pittsburgh, Northwestern and Minnesota.
Ustby did her official visit to Minnesota last weekend but has yet to make a selection so we’ll continue to stand by for an announcement. Other high-profile players who have yet to make an announcement include Nneka Obiazor of Eden Prairie, Zhane Thompson of Burnsville and Zareia Chevre of Simley. In the meantime we’ll update you on the 43 players from the 2020 class who have announced their choices.
Since we last weighed with an update at the end of July there have been a number of high-profile commitments including the #12 player in the Prep Girls Hoops Class of 2020 rankings. That would be 6’1 forward Jayda Johnston of Roseville and North Tartan EYBL who pledged her allegiance to Valparaiso of the Missouri Valley Conference. Johnston was