A few months after cleaning house at the annual Best of Preps banquet in Chattanooga, East Hamilton guard Madison Hayes has announced that she will further her basketball career at Mississippi State University. The 5’10 senior held offers from multiple NCAA Division I schools, including Tennessee, North Carolina, and Florida State before ultimately choosing the SEC powerhouse Bulldogs. According to ESPN.com, Madison is ranked as the 29th overall player in the class of 2020, and the 7th best at her position.
Madison has received notable honors throughout her prep career. She has been honored as Miss Basketball in the state of Tennessee, Times Free Press Best of Preps female athlete of the year, and is also a gold medalist as a member of Team USA.