Prep standout forward Priyanka Ponnam offered by Rutgers women’s basketball

Priyanka Ponnam was offered by Rutgers women’s basketball this week as the Scarlet Knights get involved with a class of 2025 standout.

She is a solid scorer and a legitimate, elite rebounder at the George School (Newtown, PA). At 6-foot-2 Ponnam has good footwork in the post, some nice range to her shooting and is a strong defender.

According to, Ponnam is a three-star recruit. Last season, she was named All-Class 5A third team.

Last season, she averaged 12.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.1 blocks and 1.5 steals per game. She is an all-around elite player.

Ponnam tweeted about the offer from Rutgers on Thursday:


This week, she has received offers from Boston College, George Washington, Northwestern, Providence and Richmond among others.


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In what was a rebuilding year under first-year head coach Coquese Washington, Rutgers women’s basketball went 12-20 (5-13 Big Ten). It was a solid first year under Washington, who has a solid track record from her time as head coach at Penn State.


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