2 Arkansas signers selected as McDonald’s All Americans

2 Arkansas signers selected as McDonald’s All Americans
2 Arkansas signers selected as McDonald’s All Americans

Arkansas’ men’s and women’s basketball programs will each have one signer participating in this year’s McDonald’s All American games.

Center Baye Fall, a men’s Razorbacks signee, and women’s signee Taliah Scott, a guard, were selected to play in the March 28 games at Toyota Center in Houston.

Fall, 6-11 and 217 pounds, from the Denver Accelerated Schools averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks while playing for the Colorado Hawks on the Adidas 3SSB circuit last year.

On3.com ranks him the No. 3 center and the nation’s 14th overall prospect for the Class of 2024.

He is the fourth McDonald’s All American for the Razorbacks men in the past two years. Arkansas freshmen Nick Smith, Anthony Black and Jordan Walsh competed in last year’s competition.

Scott, 5-9, of Orange Park, Fla. St. Johns Country Day School is one of six McDonald’s All Americans to sign under coach Mike Neighbors since moving to Fayetteville.

She is a 5-star guard and the No. 11 player in the nation, according to the 2023 HoopGurlz Recruiting Rankings. She averaged 31.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3.4 steals per game as a than junior.

Fall and Scott were named to the 2022-23 Naismith Trophy pre-season watch list in November. Arkansas signee Layden Blocker was also named to the men’s watch list.

Five male and female finalists will be announced in February and the winners will be awarded in March.

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