University of Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz has the No. 1 ranked recruiting class coming in next season. Three of the five members of that signing class will be participating tonight in the McDonald's All-American game.
Asia Durr, Taja Cole and Samantha Fuehring will all participate in the McDonald's game to be played at 6:30 p.m. in Chicago at the United Center.
Durr, considered the No. 1 player in the country, won the 3-point contest earlier this week in Chicago and was third in the skills contest.
A native of Atlanta, Durr finished her senior season at St. Pius X by averaging 33.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 1.5 steals a game. For her career, Durr finished with 2,764 points on 51 percent shooting, 698 rebounds, 249 assists, and 260 steals.
Cole, who also has received multiple accolades this year, was tabbed a Naismith Trophy All-America honorable mention. Cole played for Richmond, Va., Lloyd C. Bird High and averaged 19 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 3.5 steals in 28 games. For her 97-game career, she registered 1,520 points, 534 rebounds, 553 assists, and 308 steals.
The 6-3 Fuehring played at Lodi, N.J., Immaculate Conception and was named The Record Girls Basketball Player of the Year after averaging 18.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 2.5 assists in 31 games. She finished with 12 double-doubles.
The game will be televised on ESPNU.