(Toronto,ON) Royal Crown Academy will be the site of the official signing of the letters of intent of Sr. girls basketball team players 2021 PG Shayeann Day-Wilson and 2021 F Latasha Lattimore to the Syracuse University women’s basketball team.
Day-Wilson, considered Canada’s top point guard, comes off back-to-back OSBA Championships at Crestwood Prep in which she averaged 13.2ppg, 5.1apg and 5.1rpg in the regular season. Day-Wilson averaged 14.4ppg, 8.7apg and 4.9rpg in the playoffs, including 18pts, 8 assists and 6 rebounds in the Championship game.
Lattimore, a dominant player inside on offence and defence, was also instrumental in the two straight provincial titles. Lattimore averaged 17.5ppg, 9.5rpg and 2bpg during the regular season. In the playoffs, Lattimore averaged 16.9ppg, 9.3rpg and recorded 5 blocks in 3 playoff games en route to her second league championship.
Day-Wilson & Lattimore had each garnered over 100 scholarship offers from several high major NCAA schools but ultimately chose Syracuse.
Lattimore was ranked #6 at her position in the ESPN Top-100 rankings and 38th overall in the 2021 class. CROWN Scout has Lattimore ranked #3 overall and #1 at the F position for 2021.
Day-Wilson ranked #9 at her position in the ESPN Top-100 rankings and 41st overall in the 2021 class. CROWN Scout has Day-Wilson ranked #1 in the 2021 class as well as at the PG position.
Both Torontonians will play under Head Coach Quentin Hillsman, who’s in his 14th year as Head Coach of the Syracuse women’s basketball team.
Date: Wednesday November 11th, 2020
Location: Royal Crown Academy
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We are looking forward to seeing you at this historic signing that continues to display the incredible basketball talent coming out of the GTA and the country.
There will also be a livestream broadcast of the event. Link to follow on the day of the signing.
***Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be no walk ins. Only prior-approved visitors will be permitted to attend.
Media interested in attending the signing in person or to request interviews, should contact Drew Ebanks
Photo by Josh Bryan Scott for Courtsight
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