Head women’s basketball coach Gail Goestenkors pulled in another big-time recruit over the weekend when Shay Selby, the top point guard in 2007, committed to maticulate in Durham.

Hoopgurlz, an affiliate of the Scout network, had this to say about the commitment:

Coach Goestenkors so far has the top 2007 class with No. 6 overall prospect Krystal Thomas of Orlando, Fla.; No. 7 Jasmine Thomas of Vienna, Va., and No. 31 Karima Christmas of Houston, Texas, and has a jump on 2008 with Shelby. The No. 11 overall prospect, Selby averaged 23 points and 4.1 assists as a sophomore and is a nearly unstoppable penetrator and great distributor with a knockout mid-range game. She can be a good complement to Thomas, who is a better scorer, as well as Blue Devil super soph Abby Waner, who at 5 feet 11 has more size.

Selby, who averaged 23 points and 4.1 assists during her sophomore season at Regina High School in Cleveland, also had been considering Connecticut, Michigan State, Ohio State and Tennessee.

“Shay Selby is perhaps the most exciting offensive player in the class,” said Chris Hansen, National Director of Scouting for HoopGurlz.com and Scout.com. “She can break down just about anyone off the dribble and, as quick as she is, she’s always on balance and her movement is very smooth. As she gets stronger, she is going to become even more difficult to defend. When teams sag off her to take away penetration, she can knock down the three point shot. Duke locked down a potentially great player.”

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