Taliah Scott - Women's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#0 Taliah Scott

G | Fr. | 5-9 | Orange Park, Fla. | St. Johns Country Day School

HONORS

–  McDonald’s All-American | 2023
–  Florida Gatorade Player of the Year | 2023
–  Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Basketball | 2023
–  Naismith HS Girls Basketball All-America HM | 2023

PRIOR TO ARKANSAS

Highly touted recruit in the 2023 class, ranked No. 11 and a five-star prospect, according to the HoopGurlz Recruiting Rankings – ESPNW 100 … Named McDonald’s All-American … Honored as the Gatorade Florida Girls Basketball Player of the Year … Received the Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Basketball Award … Naismith High School Girls Basketball All-America Honorable Mention … All-First Coast Player of the Year … Rotary Club Athlete of the Quarter … Was named to the 2023 Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Preseason Watch List … Finished her high school with 2,735 points, which went on record as being the third most points scored by a Northeast Florida girls basketball player … Led the country in scoring for the majority of the year during her senior campaign, averaging a lethal 36.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 3.0 steals per game for St. John’s Country Day School … Racked up 47 points in her final high school game in the state semifinals … Participated in the High School Slam 3-point shooting contest … Really came onto the scene during her junior year of high school, averaging 31.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.4 steals per game … Led her team to the school’s first 7A Final Four showing as a sophomore … As a player for Florida Girls Basketball, was the scoring champion with 660 total points (31.4 PPG), which was the 11th best in the country … Awarded the 3-Point Shootout Champion at the Curry Camp, UA Elite 24 and SLAM Vol. 4 … Hit the 1,000-point mark in her career as just a sophomore … Holds a myriad of other accolades across her high school career, including Florida Times Union All-First Coast Player of the Year, News4Jax Girls Basketball Player of the Year and MaxPreps Junior All-American.

FUN FACTS/PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Derrick and Marika Scott
  • Birthday is July 3rd
  • Major: Psychology
  • Her dad is her biggest influence, played D1 basketball at UNF
  • Was doing gymnastics first and saw her brother playing, which sparked a love for the game
  • Has lived in Florida her whole life
  • Best place to eat in Fayetteville: Raising Canes
  • Favorite ice cream: cookies & cream
  • Favorite pair of shoes: Kobes
  • Dedicating this season to her best friend, Mike, who passed a couple years ago
  • Chose Arkansas because of the playing style and loving the coaching staff