Nearly three years have passed since the 5-foot-9 point guard from Lausanne Collegiate School called Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt on Thanksgiving and committed to the Lady Vols. Avant will follow through on that pledge during the fall signing period, which starts today.
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Other Early Signing Period News
The National Letters of Intent early signing period began today Nov. 11 and runs through Nov. 18. Here are the area players expected to sign National Letters of Intent during this time, according to the Commercial Appeal.
Lauren Avant, Lausanne (Tennessee)
Alex Black, Harding (Chattanooga)
Olivia Maddox, Millington (Arkansas State)
Shae Nelson, Cordova (Ole Miss)
Jasmine Newsome, Millington (Tennessee-Martin)
Desiree Phillips, Manassas (Missouri State)
Jasmine Robinson, Overton (Alabama)
Jasmine Trotter, Marion (Ole Miss)
Breanna Williams, Lausanne (Houston)