|Harris Adds Trio During Signing Period|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris announced the signing of Rebekah Banks (Cary, N.C./Cary Academy), Phoebe Johnson (Lancaster, S.C./Lancaster) and Madison Raque (pronounced Rocky) (Louisville, Ky./Eastern) to National Letters-of-Intent during the early signing period on Wednesday.
‘I am very excited about these three young women,” said Harris, who is in her second season with the program. “Madison, Phoebe and Rebekah fit our championship culture and vision. Each of them offer something unique and different to the roster and will compliment last year’s class by filling holes in our personnel. Madison gives us a much-needed perimeter shooter while Rebekah and Phoebe both give us a presence inside.”
Complete bio information about all three players can be found below.
Rebekah Banks | 6-1 | Forward | Cary, N.C. | Cary Academy
Rebekah Banks highlight video
HIGH SCHOOL: Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference (TISAC) All- Conference selection following junior season … Averaged a double-double last season with 11.6 points and 12.7 rebounds per game … Also posted 2.1 blocks per contest … Led all independent school players in the state of North Carolina in rebounds per game last season and ranked among the top 10 in blocks (4th), points (9th) and free throws made (10th) … Will serve as the team captain of the Chargers squad for the 2013-14 season.
AAU: Plays for NC Attack.
Phoebe Johnson | 6-4 | Center | Lancaster, S.C. | Lancaster
HIGH SCHOOL: All-Region selection following junior season … Averaged a double-double last season with 14.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game … Also posted 3.2 blocks per contest ... Named Team MVP as a junior … Named Region Newcomer-of-the-Year after 2011-12 campaign … Preseason All-Region pick for 2013-14 season.
AAU: Plays for Brittni Allstars … Led squad to third-place finish in Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) National Championship.
Madison Raque | 5-8 | Guard | Louisville, Ky. | Eastern
HIGH SCHOOL: All-Region and All-District selection during junior season at Eastern … Averaged 17.9 points per game … Selected to All-Tournament Team of the Louisville Invitational Tournament … Poured in career-high 42 points against Moore … Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Airline in Bossier City, La. … First-Team All-District, All-Parish and All-City pick following sophomore season … KSLA Athlete-of-the-Week in December 2011 … Selected to All-Tournament Team at Doc Edwards Tournament … Second-Team All-District pick as a freshman.
AAU: Plays for Team F.O.C.U.S. … Also played for Louisiana Lightning, leading squad to state title in 2012 and runner-up finish in 2011 … Guided Lightning squad to runner-up result at 2012 Marques Jackson tournament.