It seems like it's every other week that more good news keeps raining in on Oregon women's basketball.
First, the Ducks had their first ever Final Four appearance in program history last season. Then, Sabrina Ionescu announced she would forgo the 2019 WNBA Draft and return to the University of Oregon for some "Unfinished Business". Then the recruits starting pouring in, and now, coach Kelly Graves has added another weapon to this arsenal of talent.
The Ducks have officially signed Texas transfer Sedona Prince.
— Oregon Women's Basketball (@OregonWBB) July 15, 2019
From the University of Oregon Athletic Communications department:
The 6-foot-7 forward from Liberty Hill, Texas, was a McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand Classic participant in 2018, when she was ranked the No. 8 recruit in the nation by ESPN. Prince is the tallest player at Oregon since 6-7 center Stefanie Kasperski graduated in 1990.
Prince redshirted her freshman season with the Longhorns after suffering an injury while playing for the USA national team at the U18 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico City in the summer of 2018.
Prior to the injury, Prince capped a stellar high school career by being named the Texas Girls Coaches Association Basketball Athlete of the Year (1A-4A).
She averaged 22.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 2.8 steals and 4.7 blocks per game as a senior after averaging 18.4 points, 11.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.0 steals and 7.2 blocks per game as a junior. Prince started all 154 games of her high school career, beginning as a freshman at Faith Academy in 2014-15 before playing her final three seasons at Liberty Hill HS. She totaled 2,759 points, 1,493 rebounds and 924 blocked shots in her high school career.
In addition to the U18 FIBA Americas Championship, Prince's experience with the USA national team includes the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain, as well as the 2015 FIBA U16 Americas Championship in Puebla, Mexico.
Due to NCAA transfer rules, Prince will have to sit out the 2019-20 season with the Ducks. Oregon is exploring a transfer waiver that will allow Prince to play immediately.