Emily Fox averaged 15 points and 7.8 assists a game last season. She shot 43 percent from three-point range and 60 percent from the field, both school records. Fox played in the recent Girl's Nike All-American Camp in St. Louis.
Fox is described as possessing excellent court awareness. She is said to be a scrappy player who hustles in all aspects of the game. Thunder Ridge, led by Fox and Duke recruit Abby Waner who is ranked as the No. 6 player in the country by the All Star Girls Report, won its second consecutive Colorado AAAAA championship and finished the season ranked No. 3 in the country by USA Today. They defeated Cherry Creek in the Class 5A title game to finish 22-2. Both losses came to out of state teams during a holiday tournament.
Fox picked the Gophers over Kansas State, Vanderbilt and Boston College.
Minnesota previously received a commitment from Ashley Ellis-Milan, a 6-foot-3 center from St. Paul (MN) Central and Katie Ohm from Elgin-Milville. Ellis-Milan is ranked as the No. 91 player in the country by the All Star Girls Report.
Janel McCarville is the lone Gopher senior.
Colorado guard Emily Fox commits to Gophers
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