Da Boot Sports
By: Terrill J. Weil
BATON ROUGE, LA - Kim Mulkey knows how to build a championship caliber team and on Friday she added a huge building block to her 2023 recruiting class as Parkway High school's Mikaylah Williams announced that she will stay in Louisiana and play at LSU.
The Shreveport product is the top rated recruit in the nation for the 2023 class as she averaged 22.8 points, 8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.2 steals per contest.
Williams helped lead her second ranked Parkway team to the Class 5A state championship game this season, but was upset in a double overtime thriller to Ponchatoula, 80-79.
When Williams officially signs with LSU she will be the first top ranked player in the nation to play for the Tigers since Seimone Augustus did back in 2002, twenty years ago.
Williams will join the nation's #26 ranked player and McDonald's All-American Flaujae Johnson from Marietta, Georgia;....
the Dallas Morning News Player of the Year Sa’Myah Smith from Desoto, Tx;.... All-Texas guard/forward Alisa Williams out of Little Elm, Texas, along with five huge additions through the NCAA transfer portal including NJCAA First Team All-American Last-Tear Poa from Melbourne, Australia;.... one of the top players in the country in All-American Angel Reese who transferred to LSU from Maryland;.... Jasmine Carson, a transfer from West Virginia;.... Kateri Poole from Ohio State;.... and LaDazhia Williams, a transfer from Missouri.