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Women's Basketball - Fri, Mar. 24, 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. – LSU Shreveport women's basketball coach Curtis Loyd have announced the signing of six players to help fill his 2017-18 roster. The new signees will consist of five freshmen and one junior.

"I am so pleased to have this next class coming through LSUS," Loyd said. "It was a lot of hard work and dedication from my staff because they worked really hard with trying to honor what I wanted to fill this team. I have a great core group coming in that will play together for four years with high expectations that has been already achieved. This group will be thrown into the fire early on. We have players from different backgrounds, schools, and states but we will have one common goal and one heartbeat to keep LSUS basketball on the map."

Here's a little bit about the new signees.

NAME: Kourtney Junior
YEAR: Freshman
HOMETOWN: Little Rock, Ark.
HIGH SCHOOL: Parkview Magnet High School
ACCOLADES: Most athletic, Ms. Bobcat, Leading Rebounder, 2017 All-State, 2017 All-Metro

NAME: Sydni Williams
YEAR: Freshman
HOMETOWN: Little Rock, Ark.
HIGH SCHOOL: Parkview Magnet High School
ACCOLADES: 2016 Little Rock School District Co-Athlete of the Month (November), 2017 All-State selection, 2017 All-Conference selection, 2017 5A All-Tournament Team selection, 2017 All-Metro Classic selection 

NAME: Fútra Banks
YEAR: Freshman
HOMETOWN: Conway, Ark.
HIGH SCHOOL: Conway High School
ACCOLADES: Sandra Meadows Classic All-Tournament team, All-Conference, All-State Tournament 

NAME: Erin BertrandYEAR: Freshman
HEIGHT: 5-11
HOMETOWN: Evaldale, Tex.
HIGH SCHOOL: Evadale High School
ACCOLADES: Freshman year: Newcomer of the Year, 1st team All-District, leading rebounder

NAME: Kennedi Lofton
YEAR: Freshman
HOMETOWN: Port Arthur, Tex.
HIGH SCHOOL: Memorial High School
ACCOLADES: 1st-team All-District, McDonald's All-American Nominee, 4-year varsity starter, Leading rebounder 

NAME: Nyece Smith
YEAR: Junior
HOMETOWN: Denver, Colorado
HIGH SCHOOL: Hinkley High School
ACCOLADES: All-State, 1st Team All-Conference, Most Athletic, Trinidad State Junior College 

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