ASGR’s Analysis Of Top 125 Recruiting Classes, Part 4 @Coachgaitley @CoachAdair @lindylarocque @CoachMcCombs @CoachHeatherO @CoachTimTaylor

“The Super Six”

1. UConn
2. Stanford
4. Oregon
5. Oregon State
6. Arizona

“The Next Nine” (To Complete Top 15)

7. Georgia
8. South Carolina
9. Duke
10. Texas
11. Louisville
12. Miami FL
13. LSU
14. Washington
15. Texas A&M

“The Next Ten” (To Complete Top 25)

16. Iowa
17. Georgia Tech
18. Maryland
19. Kentucky
20. Minnesota
21. Princeton
22. UCF
23. Nebraska
24. Clemson
25. USC

“The Next Fifteen” (To Compete Top 40)

26. Florida State
27. Notre Dame
28. North Carolina
29. Ohio State
30. Tennessee
31. Indiana
32. Baylor
33. Vanderbilt
34. West Virginia
35. Michigan
36. Oklahoma
37. Auburn
38. California
39. Virginia Tech
40. Boston College

“The Next Twenty” (To Complete Top 60)

41. Wisconsin
42. Penn State
43. Marquette
44. Illinois
45. South Florida
46. Missouri
47. Yale
48. Rutgers
49. East Carolina
50. Harvard
51. Michigan State
52. Northwestern
53. Texas Tech
54. Purdue
55. DePaul
56. Utah
57. Penn
58. Colorado
59. Mississippi
60. Rice

“The Next Twenty-Five” (To Complete Top 85)

61. Georgetown
62. Kansas State
63. Dayton
64. Tulsa
65. Belmont – Moving to Missouri Valley
66. Memphis
67. South Dakota State
68. Alabama
69. Mississippi State
70. New Mexico
71. Elon
72. Wake Forest
73. Arizona State
74. Tulane
75. Cincinnati
76. St. John’s
77. Seton Hall
78. Pittsburgh
79. Iowa State
80. Florida
81. Washington State
82. North Dakota
83. James Madison
84. Creighton
85. Missouri State

“The Next Fourty” (To Complete Top 125)

86. Western Kentucky
87. Mercer
88. SMU
89. Xavier
90. Richmond
91. Pepperdine
92. Grand Canyon
93. Fordham
94. Butler
95. Delaware
96. Bucknell
97. George Mason
98. UNLV
99. MTSU
100. Charleston
101. George Washington
102. Villanova
103. North Texas
104. Drexel
105. UNC-W
106. VCU
107. Marshall
108. St. Louis
109. Holy Cross
110. Louisiana Tech
111. Campbell
112. Jacksonville
113. BYU
114. Hawaii
115. Southern Utah
116. Rhode Island
117. Arkansas
118. Houston
119. Kansas
120. UT-Martin
121. Central Michigan
122. Montana
123. Navy
124. Colgate
125. UT-Arlington

Here, at All-Star Girls Report, we’ve already unveiled our rankings of the Class of 2022 women’s basketball recruiting classes.

We also have shared three stories that offer analysis on select programs. Now, it’s time two move on to the fourth part of that series.

Let’s start with No. 93 Fordham, where veteran coach Stephanie Gaitley arrived in 2011 and quickly turned a hapless winner into a strong force in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Rams have had only two losing seasons under Gaitley.

“Stephanie gets the absolute most out of her players and wins a lot of games with them,’’ ASGR Director of Scouting Bret McCormick said.

Gaitley didn’t get any big names in her 2022 class, but she landed two players that should fit right into her system. Point guard Ashley O’Connor is ranked No. 305 on ASGR’s list of individuals in the Class of 2022 and shooting guard Kaila Berry is No. 358.

“Ashley is a high I.Q. point guard and a floor general,’’ McCormick said. “She can direct a team, but she can also score. Kaila has a strong body that is ready for the college level. She can attack the rim and she also has a good mid-range game.’’

At Delaware (No. 95) coach Natasha Adair took her team to the NIT Semifinals last year and has had only one losing season since taking over the program in 2017. Adair landed what could be one of the biggest surprises in the 2022 class. That’s Mingaile Urmuelevicuite, a native of Lithuania. A 6-3 power forward, she is ranked No 318 by ASGR.

“She’s the typical Euro-type player,’’ McCormick said. “She can play facing the basket and her all-around skills are very good. I think she got overlooked. In a couple of years, a lot of people are going to say, “why didn’t we take that kid’’?’’

Delaware’s other top recruit is 5-11 point guard Jaylah Robinson.

“She’s a big point guard with great court vision,’’ McCormick said. “She breaks down the court and really reads the defense well.’’

No. 98 UNLV caught a rising star when hometown girl Lindy LaRocque was hired in 2020. A high school star in Las Vegas, who went on to play at Stanford and had stops at Oklahoma, Belmont and Stanford, LaRocque became the second-youngest coach in Division 1 upon her hiring at 30-years-old.

She’s trying to revitalize the Rebels and a top-100 recruiting class should help LaRocque continue to move in that direction.

LaRocque brought in 5-8 point guard Jasmyn Lott (No. 265) and 6-2 center Erica Collins (No. 304).

“Jasmyn is a great pickup for them,’’ McCormick said. “She scores from all three levels and she has that scorer’s mentality. Collins has a good body for the college game. She’ll be tough to handle on the block. She has good hands and can finish.’’

At George Washington (No. 101) coach Caroline McCombs wasn’t hired until April 2, so she didn’t get to go through the entire recruiting process with her new team in 2021. But she may have begun the much-needed rebuilding job at George Washington with her 2022 class.

McCombs brought in 5-7 point guard Nyanna Robertson (No. 321) and 6-3 center Caia Loving (No. 413)

“Robertson is a quick point guard that likes to push the tempo,’’ McCormick said. “She runs the team and is also a very good defender. Loving is a good low-block player. She has soft hands and a soft touch around the basket.’’

At Central Michigan (No. 121) Heather Osterle waited patiently for her chance as a long-time assistant to Sue Guevara to leave in 2019. In her first year, Osterle led Central Michigan to a 22-5 record and went 15-1 in the Mid-American Conference.

“They were winning and she kept them winning,’’ McCormick said. “I see her as a real up and coming coach.’’

The 2022 recruiting class is highlighted by 5-6 point guard Bridget Utberg (No. 235) and 6-foot forward Sydney Harris (No. 421). McCormick said Utberg is one of the most intriguing players in the 2022 class.

“Over the last six or eight years, Central Michigan has gotten some point guards that weren’t highly recruited,’’ McCormick said. Yet, they’ve somehow dominated. I see Bridget being next in line.’’

McCormick is high on a class that coach Tim Taylor brought in at Navy, which is ranked No. 123 by ASGR. Taylor landed two strong front-court prospects in 6-2 center Morgan Demos (No. 352) and 6-4 center Kate Samson (No. 391).

“They should give Navy a real shot in the arm,’’ McCormick said. “Demos is great on the block. She also has a good motor and is a good passer. Samson is a good low-block player. She is very active and uses her body very well.’’

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