The Recruiting Guy

Neighbors lands highly regarded in-state prospect

Marquesha Davis (24) of Springdale reaches to score as Coriah Beck of Fayetteville defends Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, during the first half in Bulldog Gymnasium in Springdale.

Arkansas women's basketball Coach Mike Neighbors has added to an already highly ranked 2019 class by picking up a commitment from an in-state prospect today.

Springdale guard Marquesha Davis (6-0) has picked the Razorbacks over scholarship offers from Kentucky, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Houston, Georgia Tech and several others.

Davis was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Preps second team and Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette first team after averaging 21 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3 steals per game while shooting 45 percent from the field. She eclipsed 1,000 career points this past season as well.

She averaged 15 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.6 steals as a sophomore. Davis was also named an Adidas Uprising All-American Camp selection last year.

Prior to Davis' pledge, rated Arkansas' class No. 3 in the nation behind Maryland and Louisville.

The the class also includes center Destinee Oberg (6-2) of Burnsville (Minn.) Academy of Holy Angels, wing Ginger Reece (5-10) of Lawton (Okla.) Eisenhower and point guard Makayla Daniels (5-7) of Frederick High School in Maryland.

Oberg is rated a 4 ½-star prospect, the No. 6 post player and No. 38 overall prospect. Reece is a four-star recruit, the No. 18 wing and No. 78 prospect.