Women’s College Basketball Players Rankings – Class by Class! Week 3

Brynna Maxwell of Utah Women's Basketball.

Another week has gone by and more games were either cancelled or postponed. Some teams did not play this week and some teams finally played a game! (Connecticut). A couple of teams were upset this week and it is going to be an interesting season, that’s for sure. Listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of December 7th to December 13th. You can view last week’s rankings here. Have questions or if it is your first time viewing these rankings, read the FAQ page first.

SENIORS

  1. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  2. Chelsea Dungee – Arkansas
  3. Dana Evans – Louisville
  4. DiJonai Carrington – Baylor
  5. Selena Lott – Marquette
  6. Michaela Onyenwere – UCLA
  7. Lindsey Pulliam – Northwestern
  8. Chelsey Perry – UT Martin
  9. Kayla Jones – NC State
  10. Lauren Heard – TCU
  11. Vivian Gray – Texas Tech
  12. Jenna Staiti – Georgia
  13. Amber Ramirez – Arkansas
  14. Aaliyah Wilson – Texas A&M
  15. Kiara “Kiki” Smith – Florida
  16. Chloe Lamb – South Dakota
  17. Tina Stephens – Kansas
  18. Gina Conti – Wake Forest
  19. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  20. Jenn Wirth – Gonzaga
  21. Moon Ursin – Baylor
  22. Kiana Williams – Stanford
  23. Natalie Chou – UCLA
  24. Blanca Millan – Maine
  25. Braxtin Miller – Ohio State
  26. Elle Ruffridge – Missouri State
  27. Deja Church – DePaul
  28. LeAnne Wirth – Gonzaga
  29. Lore Devos – Colorado State
  30. Brooke Bjelko – Bryant
  31. Cierra Walker – Gonzaga
  32. Sierra Campisano – Cal Poly
  33. Mallory McGwire – Boise State
  34. Carol-Anne Obusek – UNC Wilmington
  35. Dora Goles – Idaho State
  36. Tiyah Johnson – Troy

JUNIORS

  1. Elissa Cunane – NC State
  2. Charli Collier – Texas
  3. Ashley Joens – Iowa State
  4. Naz Hillmon – Michigan
  5. Sonya Morris – DePaul
  6. Nia Clouden – Michigan State
  7. Dorka Juhasz – Ohio State
  8. Taylor Mikesell – Oregon
  9. Sam Haiby – Nebraska
  10. Veronica Burton – Northwestern
  11. Brooke Moore – Purdue
  12. Sydney Wilson – Missouri State
  13. Lotta-Maj Lahtinen – Georgia Tech
  14. Olivia Nelson-Ododa – Connecticut
  15. Leigha Brown – Michigan
  16. Cate Reese – Arizona
  17. Sydney Manning – Missouri State
  18. Lexi Held – DePaul
  19. Kianna Smith – Louisville
  20. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  21. Rae Burrell – Tennessee
  22. Christyn Williams – Connecticut
  23. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  24. Alexis Morris – Texas A&M
  25. Blair Green – Kentucky
  26. Sydney Wood – Northwestern
  27. Ty Battle – Delaware

SOPHOMORES

  1. Brynna Maxwell – Utah
  2. Charisma Osborne – UCLA
  3. Maddy Siegrist – Villanova
  4. Ayoka Lee – Kansas State
  5. Cayla King – Virginia Tech
  6. Koi Love – Vanderbilt
  7. Alyza Winston – Michigan State
  8. Jacy Sheldon – Ohio State
  9. Shaylee Gonzales – BYU
  10. Dre’una Edwards – Kentucky
  11. Molly Davis – Central Michigan
  12. Francesca Belibi – Stanford
  13. Hannah Jump – Stanford
  14. Jakia Brown-Turner – NC State
  15. Michelle Sidor – Michigan
  16. Karisma Ortiz – Texas
  17. Sydney Taylor – UMass
  18. Caitlyn Harper – California Baptist

FRESHMEN

  1. Caitlin Clark – Iowa
  2. Te-Hina Paopao – Oregon
  3. Paige Bueckers – Connecticut
  4. Madison Scott – Ole Miss
  5. Hailey Van Lith – Louisville
  6. Olivia Cochran – Louisville
  7. Cameron Brink – Stanford
  8. Kamilla Cardoso – Syracuse
  9. JerKaila Jordan – Tulane

Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class! Week 2

Haley Jones - Stanford University

It was an interesting week in the second week of women’s college basketball. Some teams finally played their opening games, some teams upset other teams and the No. 1 ranked team (during that time) South Carolina fell to a worthy team in NC State. To top it all off, despite many cancellations and postponements, there were many individual players who excelled this past week.

Listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of November 30th to December 6th. You can view last week’s rankings here. Have questions? Read the FAQ page.

Enjoy!

– Aneela

SENIORS

  1. Dana Evans – Louisville
  2. Kysre Gondrezick – West Virginia
  3. N’dea Jones – Texas A&M
  4. Kayla Jones – NC State
  5. Raina Perez – NC State
  6. Chelsea Dungee – Arkansas
  7. Amber Ramirez – Arkansas
  8. Erin Boley – Oregon
  9. Aleah Goodman – Oregon State
  10. Delicia Washington – Clemson
  11. Kiara Smith – Florida
  12. Lorela Cubaj – Georgia Tech
  13. Destiny Slocum – Arkansas
  14. Jasmine Walker – Alabama
  15. Kelsey Marshall – Miami
  16. Digna Strautmane – Syracuse
  17. Aaliyah Wilson – Texas A&M
  18. Chasity Patterson – Kentucky
  19. Petra Holesinska – North Carolina
  20. Jenna Staiti – Georgia
  21. Johnasia Cash – Penn State
  22. Bethy Mununga – South Florida
  23. Victoria Morris – Old Dominion
  24. Hannah Nihill – Drexel
  25. Grace White – Valpariso
  26. Anna McLeod – Abilene Christian
  27. Jordyn Dawson – Akron
  28. Britney Thomas – California Baptist
  29. Jaedyn De La Cerda – New Mexico
  30. Tori Martell – Montana State
  31. Niya Mitchell – Texas Southern
  32. Ariel Colon – Elon
  33. Dagny Davidsdottir – Wyoming
  34. Sharajah Collins – Delaware State
  35. Kiana Johnson – Jacksonville State
  36. Reilly Jacobson – Western Michigan

JUNIORS

  1. Monika Czinano – Iowa
  2. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  3. Charli Collier – Texas
  4. Grace Berger – Indiana
  5. Naz Hillmon – Michigan
  6. Morgan Jones – Florida State
  7. Dorka Juhasz – Ohio State
  8. Ashley Joens – Iowa State
  9. Myah Selland – South Dakota State
  10. Leigha Brown – Michigan
  11. Valencia Myers – Florida State
  12. Rae Burrell – Tennessee
  13. Shakira Austin – Ole Miss
  14. Miela Goodchild – Duke
  15. Nia Clouden – Michigan State
  16. Cameron Swartz – Boston College
  17. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  18. Christianna Carr – Kansas State
  19. Dymond Gladney – Houston
  20. Margaret Whitley – UAB
  21. Stephanie Visscher – Stephen F. Austin
  22. Bre’Amber Scott – Little Rock
  23. Myriama Smith Traore – St. Louis
  24. Jade Loville – Boise State
  25. Paris McBride – Delaware
  26. Sarah Barcello – Marist
  27. Malia Bambrick – Pepperdine

SOPHOMORES

  1. Haley Jones – Stanford
  2. Elizabeth Kitley – Virginia Tech
  3. Maddy Siegrist – Villanova
  4. Diamond Miller – Maryland
  5. Dre’una Edwards – Kentucky
  6. Ashley Owusu – Maryland
  7. Mackenzie Holmes – Indiana
  8. Zia Cooke – South Carolina
  9. Jacy Sheldon – Ohio State
  10. Rickea Jackson – Mississippi State
  11. Aliyah Boston – South Carolina
  12. Jakia Brown-Turner – NC State
  13. Francesca Belibi – Stanford
  14. Katelyn Crosthwait – Rice
  15. Charisma Osborne – UCLA
  16. Katia Gallegos – UTEP
  17. Ce’Nara Skanes – Eastern Michigan
  18. Heaven Hamling – North Dakota State

FRESHMEN

  1. Hailey Van Lith – Louisville
  2. Caitlin Clark – Iowa
  3. Sasha Goforth – Oregon State
  4. Annika Stewart – Nebraska
  5. Katie Scott – Grand Canyon
  6. Lexi Fleming – Bowling Green
  7. Deja Kelly – North Carolina
  8. Sammi Mikonowicz – Toledo
  9. Sydney Gandy – Idaho

Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class! Week 1

charli collier, texas

The first week of the women’s college basketball season has now ended and it has been very interesting. This is not going to be a normal year and many games have been cancelled or postponed this week. Which means a lot of players have yet to make their debut or have not played many games in the opening week. You will probably see more players in here that haven’t been on the rankings list for a while or if, ever. These players got the opportunity due to the stated reasons above. It will make these rankings a bit different from what you have seen in the past years from myself.

Listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of Nov. 25th to Nov. 29th. If you would like to view the pre season’s rankings list, you may do so here. If you have any questions, please read the FAQ page.

– Aneela

SENIORS

  1. N’dea Jones – Texas A&M
  2. Lauren Heard – TCU
  3. Dana Evans – Louisville
  4. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  5. Kysre Gondrezick – West Virginia
  6. Vivian Gray – Texas Tech
  7. Michaela Onyenwere – UCLA
  8. Kai Crutchfield – NC State
  9. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  10. Kiana Williams – Stanford
  11. Cece Hooks – Ohio
  12. Nancy Mulkey – Rice
  13. Chasity Patterson – Kentucky
  14. Mya Hollingshed – Colorado
  15. Arella Guirantes – Rutgers
  16. Erin Whalen – Dayton
  17. Jade Williams – Duke
  18. Ariyah Copeland – Alabama
  19. Petra Holesinska – North Carolina
  20. Unique Thompson – Auburn
  21. Tamara Farquhar – Purdue
  22. Kiara Smith – Florida
  23. Haley Greer – South Dakota State
  24. Caitlyn Hibner – Green Bay
  25. Kelsey Marshall – Miami
  26. Kelly Jekot – Penn State
  27. Raven Farley – St. John’s
  28. Hannah Nihill – Drexel
  29. Brandi Bisping – Milwaukee
  30. Britney Thomas – California Baptist
  31. Myah LeFlore – Austin Peay
  32. Deshawna Harper – Alabama A&M
  33. Jordyn Dawson – Akron
  34. Jada Duncantell – New Orleans
  35. Michaela Porter- Appalachian State
  36. Dora Goles – Idaho State

JUNIORS

  1. Charli Collier – Texas
  2. Naz Hillmon – Michigan
  3. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  4. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  5. Grace Berger – Indiana
  6. Cate Reese – Arizona
  7. Lexi Hull – Stanford
  8. Taylor Soule – Boston College
  9. Taylor Mikesell – Oregon
  10. Nia Clouden – Michigan State
  11. Erica Johnson – Ohio
  12. Caitlin Bickle – Baylor
  13. Jessika Carter – Mississippi State
  14. Jayla Everett – Pittsburgh
  15. Beatriz Jordao – South Florida
  16. Rae Burrell – Tennessee
  17. Victaria Saxton – South Carolina
  18. Ja’Mee Asberry – Oklahoma State
  19. Neila Luma – George Washington
  20. Taya Hanson – Arizona State
  21. Madi Miller – Abilene Christian
  22. Tori Williams – Colorado State
  23. Da’Ja Hamilton – Nevada
  24. Kennedi Shorts – Grand Canyon
  25. Amber Leggett – Sam Houston State
  26. Aja Blount – Coastal Carolina
  27. Josie Williams – Utah Valley

SOPHOMORES

  1. Zia Cooke – South Carolina
  2. Aliyah Boston – South Carolina
  3. Taylor Jones – Oregon State
  4. Haley Jones – Stanford
  5. Jada Boyd – NC State
  6. Maddy Siegrist – Villanova
  7. Charisma Osborne – UCLA
  8. Mackenzie Holmes – Indiana
  9. Hayley Frank – Missouri
  10. Rickea Jackson – Mississippi State
  11. Ayoka Lee – Kansas State
  12. Holly Kersgieter – Kansas
  13. Elizabeth Kitley – Virginia Tech
  14. Camryn Taylor – Marquette
  15. Sydney Hilliard – Wisconsin
  16. Jacy Sheldon – Ohio State
  17. Sedona Prince – Oregon
  18. Katia Gallegos – UTEP

FRESHMEN

  1. Caitlin Clark – Iowa
  2. Hailey Van Lith – Louisville
  3. Amaya Oliver – USC
  4. Olivia Cochran – Louisville
  5. Tameiya Sadler – Washington
  6. Gabby Elliott – Clemson
  7. Lexi Fleming – Bowling Green
  8. Cameron Brink – Stanford
  9. Sitori Tanin – Loyola Chicago

Preseason Women’s College Basketball Players Rankings – Class by Class!

Caitlin Clark of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

It is that time of year again! This is now my fifth(!) season of compiling these players rankings and this season will be prove to be unlike any other before due to COVID-19. It will be interesting to watch moving forward on how teams adapt to the different type of schedule this season.

The pre season rankings are a combination of what happened the previous year and as well as the expectations of what might occur this year. With that in mind, the pre season women’s college basketball player rankings for the 2020-2021 season which has the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen are listed below.

Curious to see previous years pre-season lists? Click the links below to view previous years since the rankings began!

Here’s to a safe and healthy season to those involved in women’s college basketball this year!

SENIORS

  1. Michaela Onyenwere – UCLA
  2. Rennia Davis – Tennessee
  3. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  4. Janelle Bailey – North Carolina
  5. Destiny Slocum – Arkansas
  6. Chelsea Dungee – Arkansas
  7. Dana Evans – Louisville
  8. Vivian Gray – Texas Tech
  9. Jaelynn Penn – Indiana
  10. Kysre Gondrezick – West Virginia
  11. Lauren Heard – TCU
  12. Ali Patberg – Indiana
  13. Arella Guirantes – Rutgers
  14. Lindsey Pulliam – Northwestern
  15. Erin Boley – Oregon
  16. N’dea Jones – Texas A&M
  17. Destiny Pitts – Texas A&M
  18. Kiana Williams – Stanford
  19. Kayla Wells – Texas A&M
  20. Nancy Mulkey – Rice
  21. Lorela Cubaj – Georgia Tech
  22. Jenn Wirth – Gonzaga
  23. Kayla Jones – NC State
  24. Jill Townsend – Gonzaga
  25. Ciera Johnson – Texas A&M
  26. Hailey Brown – Michigan
  27. Selena Lott – Marquette
  28. Micaela Kelly – Central Michigan
  29. Kiara Lewis – Syracuse
  30. Maddi Utti – Fresno State
  31. India Pagan – Stony Brook
  32. Brice Calip – Missouri State
  33. Victoria Morris – Old Dominion
  34. Chelsea Perry – UT Martin
  35. Hannah Sjerven – South Dakota
  36. Macee Williams – IUPUI

JUNIORS

  1. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  2. Christyn Williams – Connecticut
  3. Elissa Cunane – NC State
  4. Jessika Carter – Mississippi State
  5. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  6. Cate Reese – Arizona
  7. Lexi Hull – Stanford
  8. Charli Collier – Texas
  9. Olivia Nelson-Ododa – Connecticut
  10. Evina Westbrook – Connecticut
  11. Ashley Joens – Iowa State
  12. Shakira Austin – Ole Miss
  13. Naz Hillmon – Michigan
  14. Jasmine Franklin – Missouri State
  15. Lexi Held – DePaul
  16. Monika Czinano – Iowa
  17. Sonya Morris – DePaul
  18. Queen Egbo – Baylor
  19. Grace Berger – Indiana
  20. Taylor Mikesell – Oregon
  21. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  22. Erica Johnson – Ohio
  23. Elizabeth Balogun – Louisville
  24. Beatriz Jordao – South Florida
  25. Zarielle Green – Texas A&M
  26. Dorka Juhasz – Ohio State
  27. Destiny Littleton – South Carolina

SOPHOMORES

  1. Aliyah Boston – South Carolina
  2. Haley Jones – Stanford
  3. Taylor Jones – Oregon State
  4. Rickea Jackson – Mississippi State
  5. Zia Cooke – South Carolina
  6. Ashley Owusu – Maryland
  7. Alissa Pili – Southern California
  8. Jakia Brown – Turner – NC State
  9. Aliyah Matharu – Mississippi State
  10. Jordan Horston – Tennessee
  11. Ashten Prechtel – Stanford
  12. Samantha Brunelle – Notre Dame
  13. Aijha Blackwell – Missouri
  14. Shaylee Gonzales – BYU
  15. Maddy Siegrist – Villanova
  16. Charisma Osborne – UCLA
  17. Ayoka Lee – Kansas State
  18. Elizabeth Kitley – Virginia Tech

FRESHMEN

  1. Paige Bueckers – Connecticut
  2. Caitlin Clark – Iowa
  3. Angel Reese – Maryland
  4. Hailey Van Lith – Louisville
  5. Sydney Parrish – Oregon
  6. Diamond Johnson – Rutgers
  7. Kamilla Cardoso – Syracuse
  8. Cameron Brink – Stanford
  9. Deja Kelly – North Carolina

WNBA Rookie Report: Final week updates of Satou Sabally, Chennedy Carter, Crystal Dangerfield, etc.

Seattle Storm rookie Ezi Magbegor

The WNBA season is over and WNBA semifinal games are being played but we just have to wrap up the final rookie update for the season. The rookie report committee members Teylor Haines, Blake O’Tain and myself (Aneela Khan). The rookies are reported on by their draft order.

Satou Sabally

Satou Sabally finished the season strong and had 25 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists in her last game of the regular season. Dallas did not qualify for the playoffs, but Sabally showed great promise throughout her entire rookie season. There is a lot to look forward to in Year 2. – Aneela

Chennedy Carter

Chennedy Carter had an amazing first year where in most cases she’d win Rookie of the Year. However, a deep draft class and nursing an injury dimmed her chances at winning the award. Carter showed glimpses of being a good facilitator and solid defender to add to her already explosive offensive game. Carter made it clear that she is the player that the organization needs to build around. If Atlanta does well with retooling next season, Carter is sure to have an even better sophomore season. Carter averaged 17.4 points on 47.3 percent shooting along with 3.4 assists. – Teylor

Mikiah Herbert – Harrigan

Mikiah Herbert-Harrigan didn’t get much floor time due to a loaded Minnesota Lynx roster. The 2020 sixth overall pick averaged just over 11 minutes a game, but with a good season abroad she could raise her usage tremendously in her second season. Herbert-Harrigan’s game is perfectly suited for the future of the W with her secure handles, outside shot, and inside presence on both sides of the ball. – Teylor

Tyasha Harris

Ty Harris had a solid rookie season. The young floor general did well with running the Wings offense when given the opportunity. Harris would be considered a pass-first point, but their were handful of instances where she’d call her own number. That confidence to make plays down the stretch so early in her career is good to see and should be a highlight in this season for Agler’s staff. With a season overseas under her belt, Harris is poised to elevate her game next season. – Teylor

Ruthy Hebard

Ruthy Hebard’s rookie season ended better than it started. Hebard began the season with minimal minutes, but as the Sky’s season progressed so did her playing time. Hebard started six games and led the league in field goal percentage at 68.2. With that type of output, I’d expect Ruthy elevate. With a developments of a consistent jumper and some adjustments made to her defensive abilities, Hebard could play a solid role in the Sky’s front court. – Teylor

Kylee Shook

Kylee Shook’s rookie season was less than stellar as was New York’s record, but she had moments. Shook showed that she was a capable shooter. However, her efficiency on both ends of the floor weren’t the greatest. If Shook can improve her shooting to fit in New York’s game plan and play anywhere near the defense we saw at Louisville than she’ll get a chance to fight for a roster spot next season. – Teylor

Leaonna Odom

Leaonna Odom had a breakout game in her final game of the season. She had a career high 20 points and 3 steals. New York also did not qualify for the playoffs but Odom showed some upside. She still has a lot of work to do and to learn before she can become a good player in the WNBA. – Aneela

Crystal Dangerfield

Crystal Dangerfield had a spectacular end to the regular season and her team, the Minnesota Lynx qualified for the playoffs. Her team is currently playing in the playoffs and in the first round, she had 17 points and 3 rebounds in the win against the Phoenix Mercury. She was named the 2020 WNBA Rookie of the Year and was one of the best and most consistent players this season. There is alot to look forward to in Year 2 for Crystal Dangerfield. – Aneela

Brittany Brewer

Brittany Brewer barely played any minutes for the Atlanta Dream and was a non factor when she did play. Ultimately, Brewer’s impact was not felt on the Dream and she may not make the roster next year. She needs time to learn and develop her skills and she may end up back in the WNBA, but probably not next year. – Aneela

Te’a Cooper

Te’a Cooper’s rookie year has been eye-opening for both new and seasoned WNBA fans. On both sides of the ball Cooper has showed that she can be a player to count on and that’s big for a rookie to be in the mix for those moments. Her play this season will leave the Sparks with more difficult decisions to make this off-season or result in another team being really happy if they move on. Cooper averaged 7 points on 45 percent shooting and 2 assists a game. – Teylor

Beatrice Mompremier

Beatrice Mompremier slowly showed improvement throughout the end of the regular season after getting off to a slow and shaky start. Her team, the Connecticut Sun, have made it in to the WNBA semifinals and she had a great Game 1 performance in the win against the Las Vegas Aces with 4 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks. – Aneela

Jaylyn Agnew

Jaylyn Agnew rarely played in the last few Dream outings and that was more of the same for majority of her rookie season. Without much film on Agnew, it’ll be interesting to see if she gets another shot to make a roster spot in 2021. – Teylor

Stella Johnson

Stella Johnson was sidelined to wrap up the season, but she made the most of her opportunity in Washington. Her consistent shooting could be a great attribute going forward if she sticks around in Washington. – Teylor

Ezi Magbegor

Ezi Magbegor showed great consistency throughout the season. In limited minutes, she was able to showcase her skills and helped Seattle get the #2 seed in the playoffs. She was one of the main people off of Seattle’s bench and she should continue that in Seattle’s playoff run. – Aneela