Batesville senior guard Isabella Higginbottom signs with Missouri

Batesville All-State guard Isabella Higginbottom commits to Missouri

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - I - z - z - y made it official with M - i - z - z - o - u.

Batesville senior guard Isabella Higginbottom signed with Missouri women’s basketball Wednesday afternoon. She’s ranked as the #20 point guard in the 2021 ESPN/HoopGurlz National Recruiting Rankings.

Higginbottom committed to Missouri in May. Izzy had offers from Arkansas State, Oklahoma, UT Arlington, Texas State, Murray State, Grand Canyon, North Texas, Drury, & Arkansas Tech to name a few.

Izzy earned 4A All-State & 4A All-State Tournament accolades in 2019 & 2020. She earned Finals MVP honors in 2019 as the Lady Pioneers won the 4A State Championship.

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Batesville was 30-3 in 2020 & reached the 4A State Semifinals. Izzy led the way in scoring this past season, she dropped 37 pts in the First National Bank Shootout. Higginbottom also had a 30 pt performance in the 4A State Quarterfinals.

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