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Syracuse women’s basketball: Arizona State forward Eboni Walker announces transfer to SU

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The 2019 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year is heading to Central New York this fall

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The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team has added a new forward to its 2021-22 roster. Eboni Walker will transfer from Arizona State University to Syracuse next season.

Last season, Walker contributed 7.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. She started in nine of the team’s 22 games and shot 41.8% from the field. In her freshman season, Walker averaged 6.5 points per contest off 51.9% shooting. She also added 4.8 rebounds per game.

Walker attended Centennial High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was named the 2019 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year after leading her team to a 31-1 record and a fifth-straight State Championship. Walker averaged 11.5 points, 10.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 2.1 steals in her senior season and was named a two-time First Team All-State selection. Walker was nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game and was rated as the No. 43 recruit in the Class of 2019 by ESPN.

Early this year, The State Press did a personal profile on Walker and the impact of her father’s death on her basketball career. You can read the full story here.

Quick Look at the 2021-22 Roster

Shalexxus Aaron, G, Redshirt Senior - Transfer from USC

Jayla Thornton, G, Fifth Year - Transfer from Howard

Eboni Walker, F, Junior - Transfer from ASU

Teisha Hyman, G, Redshirt Sophomore

Kamilla Cardoso, C, Sophomore

Priscilla Williams, G, Sophomore

Ava Irvin, G, Sophomore

Latasha Lattimore, F, Freshman

Shayeann Day-Wilson, G, Freshman

Amani Bartlett, F, Freshman

Nyah Wilson, G, Freshman

Julianna Walker, G, Freshman

Laura Salmeron, G, Freshman - Originally a member of 2020 freshman class, stayed overseas during pandemic