Spates joins Lady'Back basketball roster; Wilson departs

FAYETTEVILLE – West Helena, Ark., all-state forward LaKendra Spates joins the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team, Lady Razorback head coach Susie Gardner announced today.

The 6-1 Spates led the Cougarettes to the Class AAAA state championship game last season. A three-sport letterwinner at Central, Spates was also the valedictorian of her senior class.

Byhalia, Miss., post player Ashley Wilson decided to not return to Fayetteville for the fall semester for personal reasons.