Allisha Gray

Allisha Gray

Rank: 11

Class: 2013
Position: Guard
Height: 6-0
Hometown: Sandersville, GA
High School: Washington County
Club Team: Georgia Metros
Status: Signed
School: North Carolina
Schools Considered: Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee

2012 Battle in the Boro

Gray is like a baseball closer -- she will let others on her team set the pace early and then step up her involvement late to seal the victory. Perhaps more drive-oriented, her perimeter shooting continues to improve. For college, she has made an oral commitment to North Carolina.

Metros Coach Shari Griggs on Gray:  “She is sort of a perfectionist. She will be harder on herself than I will.” - Bob Corwin

2012 Boo Williams Invitational

Here is one player who shows up every day playing hard at both ends with little emotional fanfare.  A lefty who likes to go left, Gray could stand an upgrade to her right-hand dribble but there is not much else to complain about.  Her basketball IQ is high, scoring within the team concept.  She shoots the three well and goes to the basket strongly and is solid at the foul line.  Her 25-point performance to eliminate the host Boo Williams team in the Gold Division quarterfinals was certainly near the top of any one game showing in the event.  ACC and SEC schools are all hoping to land this wing player.  - Bob Corwin

USA Basketball

Was named to the 2012 U18 National Team but did not participate in competition due to suffering and ACL tear during training camp.


2013 McDonald's All-American Game nominee

Will miss her senior season at Washington County High School due to surgery and rehabilitation from ACL tear.  In her first three years of high school  Gray started all 94 games and compiled 2,465 points. In 2011-12 as a junior, Gray averaged 32 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 5.2 steals and 2.4 blocks per game to help her team to a 31-1 record and state runner-up finish.  Named the Gatorade State Player of the Year (2012). Named the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class 3A Player of the Year and All-State first team (2011, 2012). Is a three-time Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) Class 3A Player of the Year (2010, 2011, 2012).

(head shot provided by Steven Maikoski/USA Basketball; Action photo by Kelly Kline)

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