The Oklahoma State Cowgirls basketball team signed three players to letters of intent during the early signing period this week.
The Cowgirls made the announcement on Thursday as they netted one of the largest prep classes in the Big 12 Conference.
The three players were Kennedy Evans, Maria Anais Rodriguez and Jadyn Wooten.
Evans, a 5-foot-10 guard, is from Little Elm, Texas, but is set to play her final season of prep basketball with Legion Prep.
With Denton’s Braswell High School last season she was named a Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State selection. Evans averaged 13.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game. Evans was also named a Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region Selection.
OSU snuck Wooten, a 5-foot-6 guard, out of Kansas’ and Kansas State’s backyard, as she’s from Overland Park, Kan. Prepgirlshoops.com ranks Wooten as Kansas’ top player in the Class of 2024.
Wooten was a first-team all-state selection as a junior with Blue Valley High School after averaging 20.0 points 6.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. She was the Class 6A Player of the Year after averaging 19.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.8 assist per game as a sophomore.
Rodriguez, who is 6-foot-1, represented Spain in 2022 at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship where she saw action in six games. The 6-1 forward helped Spain reach the title game while averaging 2.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game.
She competes for Segle XXI in the Catalan Basketball Federation where she is currently averaging 14.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists.