UK Women's Basketball Signees (as of 4 p.m.)
5-6 point guard from Saint Michael Academy and Bronx, N.Y.
O'Neill, a consensus national top 30 player, is ranked as the nation's 10th best point guard according to ESPN Hoopsgurlz. She was tabbed a fourth-team All-American by PARADE Magazine and was a fifth-team All-America choice by Street & Smith's Magazine last season after averaging 22.0 points and 7.0 assists per game at St. Michael Academy in New York. She earned first-team all-state honors in Class AA in 2008-09 after leading St. Michael's to its first Federation championship title. She was named tournament MVP after pouring in 22 points in the CHSAA state 'AA' title game and hitting four clutch free throws in the Class AA semifinals in the final 1:01 to lift her squad to a 50-46 win. She also netted a game-high 13 points in the state Federation championship game for the Eagles. Because of her outstanding junior season, the New York Daily News named her the Girls Player of the Year. O'Neill chose Kentucky over Georgia and Cal.
5-8 guard from Mansfield Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas
Conwright is listed as the 36th-best guard in the nation according to ESPN Hoopgurlz. The three-year starter for Coach Candi Harvey at Timberview High School averaged a team-high 12.4 points and 4.0 steals per game and 3.0 assists per game last season as a junior. She has garnered many honors during her prep career, including being named All-State by both the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and the Texas Girls Coaches Association in 2009. She also was a two-time TABC All-Region selection and a member of the Dallas Morning News' All-Area team. Conwright was named the District 4-5A Co-Most Valuable Player last year after leading her team to the state championship game with an impressive 37-4 overall record. In 2008, she was named the District 4-5A Defensive MVP after averaging 10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Her squad is currently ranked preseason No. 1 for 4A teams in the state of Texas. She also participated in track and field at THS, advancing and placing at the regional track meet in the long jump as a sophomore. Conwright chose Kentucky over TCU, SMU, Arkansas, San Diego State and Southern Miss.