Dec. 1, 2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College women's basketball Head Coach Phil Seymore announced on December 1 that student-athletes Lexi Sells (Attleboro, Mass.), Chanel Green (Washington, D.C.) and Jephany Brown (Washington, D.C.) have each signed a National Letter of Intent to attending Providence, beginning in 2012.
Sells is ranked the 83rd-best prospect overall in the ESPN HoopGurlz Top-100 and the 32nd-best guard. As a junior, Sells led Bishop Feehan High School to an Eastern Athletic Association Conference Championship and an appearance in the Division 2 South semifinals. Prior to attending Bishop Feehan, Sells spend the 2008-09 season at Lasalle Academy. The 5'-10", guard averaged 19.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 4.0 steals per game for the Shamrocks. Sells is the first ranked player to attend Providence since current Friar sophomore Alicia Cropper committed as the 32nd-best player overall in the 2010 class. Sells' father, George, played collegiate basketball at Old Dominion from 1987-90, and also played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals organization (1990-92).
The guard tandem of Green and Brown are teammates at Howard D. Woodson High School in Washington, D.C. and also competed for the D.C. Cobras. Green is rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz as the 72nd-best point guard in the class of 2012. Green attended the Nike Regional Skills Academy in 2009 and was an All-City selection as a junior. Brown, also a three-star prospect, is ranked the 85th-best wing/forward in the class of 2012. As a junior, she led Howard D. Woodson in scoring with 15.2 points per game. She attended the Nike Regional Skills Academy in 2009 and was named Player of the Year in Washington, D.C. as a junior.