2018 Basketball on the Bayou : All About the Bigs

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Written By: BallN Prep

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Basketball on the Bayou is one of our favorite stops on the travel ball circuit and we decided to use the Bayou to help answer one common denominator for all head coaches. The need for size and since on a whole guard play dominates the ball and most blogs and conversations. Our was to give the ball girls some love. The focus is on players six foot tall and above. The following got our attention:



Thaniya Marks 6-1 All-Alabama Roadrunners Elite – College ready body, runs floor, athletic, finishes in the paint, nice low post game and attacks off the bounce. Rebounds both ends. Solid defender. DI prospect.

Terri Crawford 6-1 All-Alabama Roadrunners Elite – Runs floor, college body, finishes well, tough defender, beast on the boards. Nice low post presence. DI prospect.

Destiny Thomas 6-3 Essence TipHayes Purple – Great size, known commodity, nice post moves, rebounds and defends well.

Ashanti Lavergne 6-4 Louisiana’s Finest – Long athletic, rebounds, runs floor.

Micah Linthacum 6-4 Missouri Phenom 17U EYBL – college body moves well, solid defender, and good passer.

Jazmaine Lewis 6-5 Missouri Phenom 17U EYBL – College body, fundamentally sound, rebounds, defends, strong presence in the lane.


Hannah Edwards 6-5 All-Alabama Roadrunners Elite – Strong inside presence at both ends, good hands, rebounds, keeps ball up high with tremendous upside. DI prospect.

Nabaweeyah McGill 6-2 Essence TipHayes Purple – College body, long arms great wing span, athletic, runs floor, rebounds, Defends. Huge upside!!

Kate Thompson 6-1 Lady Flames Elite – Very active, rebounds, nice mid to 3 point stroke, good defender.

Priscilla Williams 6-2 Missouri Phenom 17U EYBL – Long athletic, great handles, rebounds. loves to attack, strong defender. Must Watch.

Melyia Grayson 6-4 SME Gold – Good size, moves well, nice low post game, defends on the paint, rebounds.

Kenyal Perry 6-5 Texas Phenoms – Long athletic runs floor, High motor, shot blocker, attacks off the dribble, decent midrange jumper, intriguing prospect. Nice upside.

Precious Johnson 6-4 Texas Phenoms Red – WNBA frame, good hands, finishes well, Runs floor, rebounds both ends. DI Prospect. Room for growth.


Nigeria Harkless 6-1 Essence TipHayes Purple – Athletic build, Runs floor, long arms, rebounds. Good defender, finishes in the paint. Has a chance.

Chaniya Clark 6-4 Floria Future Elite – Big body, moves well and strong low post game, rebounds and defends. Did a tremendous job at the top of full court press. Battles both ends.

Ashlyn Jones 6-0 Houston Skyrise Edmond – Mad hops, high motor, sprints the floor, solid defender on and off the ball, attacks both ends, several run down acrobatic blocks. Needs to further develop offensive skill sets. Continue to watch

Destinee Moore 6-4 Lady Flames Elite – College body, runs floor, rebounds, willing defender, effort is there, room for growth. Huge upside.


Beatrice Culliton 6-3 Missouri Phenom L Mill – Rebounds, decent agility, willing defender, young will only get better with time. Watch

Kyla Abraham 6-4 SA Hoops Elite Silver – College frame, long arms, runs floor, finishes in paint and solid defender. Rebounds. Continue to watch.

Amauri Williams 6-3 TN Flight Silver U17 – Great size college body, moves well, runs floor, love her effort, rebounds, soft hands, finishes. Tremendous upside. Continue to watch.


Jada Jones 6-3 TBLR 2022 – Great college frame, rebounds both ends, finish in paint soft hands, runs floor. Strong paint presence. Has a chance to be dominating force. Keep eyes on this one.

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