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2020 point guard commits to Dayton women’s basketball program

Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 7:35 PM

Dayton players huddle before a game against Virginia Commonwealth in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh. David Jablonski/Staff
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Dayton players huddle before a game against Virginia Commonwealth in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh. David Jablonski/Staff(Staff Writer)

Makira Cook, a 5-foot-6 senior point guard from Mount Notre Dame High School in Cincinnati, announced her verbal commitment to the Dayton Flyers women’s basketball program on Wednesday.

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Cook joins Anna LeMaster, a guard from Frederick, Md., who committed to Dayton in February, in UD’s 2020 recruiting class. Cook ranks 83rd in the nation in the 2020 class, according to ProspectsNation.com.

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Cook averaged 7.0 points, 4.6 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a junior at Mount Notre Dame. She scored eight points in the Division I state championship game as Mount Notre Dame beat Pickerington Central 52-31.

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Cook first committed to the Miami RedHawks in October 2018 but reopened her recruitment in April when Miami head coach Megan Duffy left for the head coaching job at Marquette.