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Texas women host 3 standouts

Posted September 12th, 2013

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Led by Duncanville All-State Ariel Atkins, three of the nation’s top three girls basketball players will make recruiting trips to the University of Texas this week.

Atkins will be joined by 6-4 center Jatarie White of Charlotte, N.C. and 5-4 Duncanville point guard Tasia Foman.

The 5-11 Atkins (16.7 points, 5.7 steals, 4.6 assists per game last year) is ranked by ESPN as the No. 4 overall high school recruit in the class of 2014. Already verbally committed to Texas, she led Duncanville to the Class 5A state championship in March.

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White could make UT’s recruiting haul an overwhelming success if she chooses to play for the Longhorns. She ranks as the No. 7 overall prospect in the country and No. 1 center. She has already made unofficial visits to Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Clemson.

Foman averaged 11.2 points, 4.2 steals and 3.9 assists per game for Duncanville as a junior. She is ranked as the No. 24 point guard in the nation by ESPN.

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