Ariel Atkins

  • Height: 5' 8" (1.79m)

  • Position: Point Guard (1)

  • Nationality: American

  • Texas

Ariel Atkins Scouting Report

USA Basketball

• One of 12 members named to the 2014 USA Basketball U18 National Team
• Won a Gold Medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship
• Starter on the USA Basketball U23 National Team that captured the inaugural U24
• Four Nations Tournament in Tokyo in 2017.
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University of Texas
• AP Honorable Mention All-America [2018]
• WBCA Honorable Mention All-America [2017]
• Senior CLASS Award Finalist [2018]
• All-Big 12 [2016, 2017, 2018]
• Big 12 All-Defensive Team [2017, 2018]
• Big 12 All-Freshman Team [2015]
• Academic All-Big 12 [2015-2018]
 
High School
2X UIL State Champion
 Played four varsity seasons at Duncanville HighUSA Basketball
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•  One of 12 members named to the 2014 USA Basketball U18 National Team
•  Won a Gold Medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship
•  Starter on the USA Basketball U23 National Team that captured the inaugural U24
•  Four Nations Tournament in Tokyo in 2017.
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University of Texas
• AP Honorable Mention All-America [2018]
• WBCA Honorable Mention All-America [2017]
• Senior CLASS Award Finalist [2018]
• All-Big 12 [2016, 2017, 2018]
• Big 12 All-Defensive Team [2017, 2018]
• Big 12 All-Freshman Team [2015]
• Academic All-Big 12 [2015-2018]
 
High School
2X UIL State Champion
 Played four varsity seasons at Duncanville High School, where Ariel earned consensus All-American honors and led her team to a pair of Texas UIL Class 5A state titles [2012, 2013], a 105-game winning streak, and a combined record of 148-10.
Named the 2014 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year, given annually to the best male and female McDonald's All-American players who exemplify outstanding character, exhibit leadership and embody the values of being a student-athlete in the classroom and the community.
Played in the McDonald’s All American Game in Chicago [April 2, 2014].
As a senior in 2013-14, received consensus All-American honors from Parade Magazine, MaxPreps.com, McDonald’s, Women’s Basketball Coaches Association [WBCA] and USA TODAY [second team].
Was the Dallas Morning News All-Metro Player of the Year [2014], the Texas Girls Coaches Association [TGCA] Class 4A-5A Athlete of the Year, and Class 5A First Team All-State [TABC, TGCA].
Featured in the Feb. 11, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated in the Faces in the Crowd section.
In 2012-13, named the consensus Texas Girls Player of the Year by Gatorade, Dallas Morning News and TABC.[consensus] [2012-13]
School, where Ariel earned consensus All-American honors and led her team to a pair of Texas UIL Class 5A state titles [2012, 2013], a 105-game winning streak, and a combined record of 148-10.
Named the 2014 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year, given annually to the best male and female McDonald's All-American players who exemplify outstanding character, exhibit leadership and embody the values of being a student-athlete in the classroom and the community.
Played in the McDonald’s All American Game in Chicago [April 2, 2014].
As a senior in 2013-14, received consensus All-American honors from Parade Magazine, MaxPreps.com, McDonald’s, Women’s Basketball Coaches Association [WBCA] and USA TODAY [second team].
Was the Dallas Morning News All-Metro Player of the Year [2014], the Texas Girls Coaches Association [TGCA] Class 4A-5A Athlete of the Year, and Class 5A First Team All-State [TABC, TGCA].
Featured in the Feb. 11, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated in the Faces in the Crowd section.
In 2012-13, named the consensus Texas Girls Player of the Year by Gatorade, Dallas Morning News and TABC.[consensus] [2012-13]