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Makayla Epps
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Makayla Epps's Bio

About Makayla Epps

2017 HIGHLIGHTS WITH CHICAGO:

  • Drafted as 33 overall pick by the Chicago Sky in 2017 WNBA Draft

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ended her collegiate career at University of Kentucky as the only player in the program’s history to rank top five in scoring with 1,790 points
  • Epps also had 408 career assists, ranking seventh most all-time
  • Averaged 13.5 points per game, which is ninth-best in program history
  • Finished as the only player in the SEC to rank top 10 in points, field goal percentage and assists
  • Had three games of 30 or more points, including a season-best 31 points against South Carolina in the SEC Tournament
  • Ended her career ranking top 10 in program history in assists, assists average, field-goals made, free-throws made and scoring average
  • Became only the second player in program history to earn All-SEC First Team honors three straight seasons

HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2013 Kentucky Miss Basketball
  • 2013 Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2013 WBCA All-American Honorable Mention
  • 2013 AP Girls’ Player of the Year
  • Three-time All-State honoree, compiling over 3,300 points in her prep basketball career
  • Led the Lady Knights to a perfect 39-0 record in 2013, giving Marion County its first state tournament title in eight appearances, and making the Lady Knights the first undefeated state champ since Marshall County in 1984

 PERSONAL:

  • Daughter of Angela Mattingly and Anthony Epps
  • Has two brothers, Jaren and Jamison, and two sisters, Denisha and Antaya
  • Majored in social work with a minor in family science

 

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