Wednesday, November 14, 2012

49ers women's basketball signs 5

The Charlotte 49ers' women's basketball program signed five players to national letters of intent Wednesday:

-- Tanisha Brown, 5-11, G, Myrtle Beach High: Averaged 13.5 ppg, 11.3 rpg, 3.9, apg, 2.6  blocks, 2.6 steals as a junior, despite a knee injury that sidelined her after January. Ranked by one publication as the No. 2 player in South Carolina.

-- Mylia Garner, 6-0, F, Jordan-Matthews High: Averaged 19.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.7 steals, 2.5 assists as a junior on team that went 31-0 and won N.C. 2A title. Was state tournament MVP.

-- Ciara Gregory, 5-7, G, Jeannette (Pa.) High: Averaged 27.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals, 4.8 assists as junior. Had a 50-point game that included a 50-footer made at the halftime buzzer.

-- Kenya Olley, 6-3, F, Spartanburg Dorman High: Averaged 13.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks as a junior, and was an 80 percent free-throw shooter.

-- Danielle Webster, 5-8, G, Norfolk (Va.) Christian High: Averaged 19.4 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.7 steals, 4.4. assists as a junior and was all-state second team.