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The new Wildcats

Source: Arizona Athletics Source: Arizona Athletics
 TUCSON, Ariz.--- The Wildcats' incoming 2015-16 recruiting class is loaded with tremendous promise, diversity, and talent, as the group is made up of two forwards, a center, and a guard. takes a look at what the four players have accomplished over the past school year.

Destiny Graham | Forward | 6-3 | Eastside College Prep (East Palo Alto, Calif.)

Destiny Graham took full advantage of her senior season at Eastside College Prep, as she averaged a team-best 16 points and 14 rebounds per game, leading the Panthers to the California state title game. She scored nine points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and dished out three assists in the contest. Eastside College Prep finished with an overall record of 25-6 and a league mark of 10-2.

The East Palo Alto, Calif. native was named to the San Jose Mercury News All-Area First Team, San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro First Team, Max Preps' All-State Division V First Team, All Central Coast Section First Team, while garnering a prestigious Cal-Hi Sports All-State Third Team Elite selection 

A'Shanti Coleman | Forward | 6-2 | Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep (San Francisco, Calif.)

A'Shanti Coleman averaged an impressive 15.5 points and 11.7 per game during her senior year, while leading Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep to the CIF Central Coast Open Division title. Sacred Heart advanced all the way to the NorCal Open Division Semifinals.

The San Francisco, Calif. native was named to the San Jose Mercury News All-Area Team, San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro Second Team, a Max Preps All-State Honorable Mention, and a Max Preps All-State Division III First Team selection.

Michal Miller | Guard | 5-7 | Michigan City High School (Michigan City, Ind.)

Michal Miller gives Arizona fans plenty of reason to be excited heading into next season, as she averaged 24.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 2.6 steals per game her senior year at Michigan City High School. She managed to shoot just over 48 percent from the floor, 39 percent from three-point land, and 81 percent from the free throw line, while scoring a career-high 46 points in a game vs. West Side. She scored 24 of those points in the fourth quarter.

The accolades have racked up for Miller this season, as she was named “Girls Basketball Player of the Year” by three different publications in the Post-Tribune, Herald-Argus, and the News Dispatch. She also was named the Duneland Athletic Conference's MVP and was a member of the Indiana All-Star Team. She also became just the second player from either the boys' or girls' program at Michigan City High School to be named to Indiana's All-State Team.

Eugenie Simonet-Keller | Center | 6-8 | IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)

Originally from La Biot, France, Simonet-Keller made Arizona women's basketball history a few weeks ago, as she will soon officially become the tallest player in program history, standing at 6-foot-8. As of now she's also the second-tallest player in the Pac-12, behind UCLA's Savanna Trapp.

The La Biot, France native, has been a three-time selection for the French Women's National Team, while she's been recorded as the tallest female of her generation born in France.

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