Florida, N.C. State offer Stephanie Watts
Scholarship offers continue to pour in for Weddington High's Stephanie Watts, even though she still has two years of high school basketball remaining.
Watts is up to a dozen Division I offers, according to WHS coach Ryun Cook.
Florida and N.C. State became the latest major colleges to extend a full scholarship offer to the 5-9 combo guard last week, Cook informed The Enquirer-Journal by email.
The Gators and Wolfpack join a list of offers that include: Auburn, Charlotte, Clemson, East Carolina, Georgia Tech, Maryand, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
Cook also states the University of North Carolina and Louisville "seem to be very interested" in Watts, but have not offered a scholarship at this point.
The rising junior is already the most highly-sought female basketball player in Union County history.
Watts was named Union County Player of the Year as a sophomore, when she led the county in scoring at 22.1 ppg.
Watts scored a county-record 50 points in a win over Cuthbertson last November, and dropped 45 in a win over Parkwood in February. She also had an almost unheard of quadruple-double in a December win over Cox Mill with 20 points, 14 rebounds, 12 assists and 10 steals.
She enters her junior year with 1,056 career points.
Watts told The Enquirer-Journal this summer she is in no rush to commit to a college. The earliest she can sign a legally binding Letter-of-Intent is November of her senior year.