Arizona Women's Basketball

Arizona Class of 2022 recruit Maya Nnaji named McDonald’s All-American

Information pertaining to Maya Nnaji provided by the Arizona media relations department

Arizona women’s basketball signee Maya Nnaji has been named a McDonald’s All-American, making her the second to earn that honor in program history, joining Cate Reese.

The 6-foot-4 Nnaji — sister of former Arizona men’s standout Zeke Nnaji, now with the Denver Nuggets, is already the highest-rated recruit in program history and is rated five stars by ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100.

Arizona recruit Paris Clark, who has verbally committed to the Wildcats, was also selected to the McDonald’s All-American team. She is scheduled to sign her letter of intent in April.

The Hopkins, Minn., native is ranked ninth nationally and the number three forward in her class.

Maya Nnaji is a force inside as she averaged 19.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore and 24.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a junior.

Following the 2021 season, Nnaji was named Minneapolis Star Tribune Metro Player of the year. She is also on the Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Watchlist.

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