High School Women’s Basketball: MaxPreps All-American Breya Cunningham Commits to Arizona
MaxPreps Junior All-American Breya Cunningham of La Jolla Country Day (La Jolla, Calif.) committed to the University of Arizona over the weekend.
The 6-foot-4 post in the Class of 2023 is the No. 10 ranked player in the nation and the No. 3 position, according to HoopGurlz, and picked the Wildcats over UCLA, USC, Oregon and Texas.
“Tucson I’m coming home,” she told fans in her pledge video, adding in a tweet, “Playtime Over!!! 10000000% #Committed.”
First-team MaxPreps Junior All-Americans averaged 18.4 points, 11.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks in 2021-22 for the 23-5 Torreys, who finished No. 9 in the MaxPreps Final top 25.
Cunningham averaged a double-double in each of his three seasons at La Jolla Country Day, amassing 16.6 points and 10.9 boards as a sophomore and 17.3 points and 11.8 rebounds in his freshman. season.
As a rookie, Cunningham was part of a La Jolla Country Day team that posted a 35-1 record and was set to face Archbishop Mitty for the CIF Open Division crown before the COVID pandemic shut down the game. season a few days before for the final.
Arizona already had a commitment from Montaya Dew of Centennial (Las Vegas), the No. 9 player for the Class of 2023.