UK women’s basketball signee Taylor Murray was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Maryland on Thursday.
Murray — a 5-foot-6 point guard — averaged 29.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists and a whopping 7.0 steals per game for Annapolis Area Christian School this past season.
“I have been in girls basketball as a high school and AAU coach for 25 years and have never seen anyone take over a game like Taylor can,” said Chuck Miller, head coach of Severn School (Md.). “She has some of the quickest hands and
athletic instincts that I’ve seen.”