Binford picks up her 3rd commit: Ausha Cole

Cole1I have heard that Montana State women’s program has picked up her third commit of the 2010 recruiting class. Ausha Cole a 5-7 (although I have seen her listed at any where from 5-5 to 5-9) has committed recently. Cole played for Gilbert High school in Chandler Arizona. There was a rumor on the net (started by her AAU team) that she committed to MSU last September, but it was a little premature at that point, and she did not commit until after she made visits.   Here is a link. Notice the school though, Montana/Montana State they are all the same.

Cole is listed as a point guard prospect by ESPN / Hoopgurlz, and I believe that is what she was recruited as by MSU but she also can play the shooting guard. Cole averaged 9 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assist, 5 steals a game while shooting 34% from the field, 29% from beyond the 3 point arc and 66% from the charity stripe. Gilbert high school seems to be point guard central for in Arizona this year, as they also feature 5-5 Justine Johnson (15 points, 3 rebs, 4 asts 5 stls) and 5-4 Whitney Southland (16.5 pts, 2 rebs, 2 asts, 2 stls) who I hear are also receiving a great deal of D-1 interest at the point guard spot.

Cole was named to the 2009-09 All-Tribune all state girls basketball Honorable mention team last year as Gilbert racked up a 25-7 record last season. Her teammate Southerland was named to the second team.

I understand Cole is a lightning quick guard who can really get after it on both end of the court. Here are a few Evaluations of her play this summer for her AAU team. These evals are for performance in individual games.

Ausha Cole (Gilbert-2010) and her hard nosed play earned her a buzz among a large group of evaluators that attended this game. Cole finished with 8 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocked shots.

Ausha Cole (Gilbert-2010) was strong on both sides of the ball with 6 points and 5 assists while harassing Jemerigbe at every turn.


This gives Binford two point guard recruits in the Bobcat Women’s 2010 class, with the other being Australian import Kate Webb. Cole and Webb will give the Bobcats two very different looks at the point guard spot, but both look like very good prospects, and they both should benefit from the tutelage of a former WNBA player in Binford. Still do not be surprised in the future to see both these players on the court at the same time.

I have heard that Cole was receiving a lot of interest from a wide variety of schools. I know Kansas was very interested in Cole and invited her to their summer Elite camp, but that is the only school I can confirm at this point. In the end I hear that Cole loved Bozeman area and felt the program and location best suited her needs.


3 Responses to “Binford picks up her 3rd commit: Ausha Cole”

  1. October 26, 2009 at 8:53 am

    I also know that Pepperdine was trying to recruit Ausha Cole for her denfensive abilities as well as her being a point guard.

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