Today's Paper Latest stories Obits Traffic Newsletters Weather Puzzles
story.lead_photo.caption Marquesha Davis (24) of Springdale reaches to score as Coriah Beck of Fayetteville defends Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, during the first half in Bulldog Gymnasium in Springdale. - Photo by Andy Shupe

Arkansas women's basketball Coach Mike Neighbors has added to an already highly ranked 2019 class by picking up a commitment from an in-state prospect today.

Springdale guard Marquesha Davis (6-0) has picked the Razorbacks over scholarship offers from Kentucky, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Houston, Georgia Tech and several others.

Davis was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Preps second team and Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette first team after averaging 21 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3 steals per game while shooting 45 percent from the field. She eclipsed 1,000 career points this past season as well.

She averaged 15 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.6 steals as a sophomore. Davis was also named an Adidas Uprising All-American Camp selection last year.

Prior to Davis' pledge, rated Arkansas' class No. 3 in the nation behind Maryland and Louisville.

The the class also includes center Destinee Oberg (6-2) of Burnsville (Minn.) Academy of Holy Angels, wing Ginger Reece (5-10) of Lawton (Okla.) Eisenhower and point guard Makayla Daniels (5-7) of Frederick High School in Maryland.

Oberg is rated a 4 ½-star prospect, the No. 6 post player and No. 38 overall prospect. Reece is a four-star recruit, the No. 18 wing and No. 78 prospect.

Sponsor Content


You must be signed in to post comments