Emily Ryan chooses Iowa State

#1 Central Plains girls defeat #5 Thunder Ridge 78-36 in the semifinals of the 2019 1A State Basketball Championship at United Wireless Arena in Dodge City on Friday, March 8, 2019. (Photo: Everett Royer, www.ksportsimages.com)

CLAFLIN, Kan. Central Plains star Emily Ryan commits to Iowa State Thursday. Ryan made the announcement on Twitter. Ryan is ranked 10th all-time in scoring in the state of Kansas.


Ryan reached 2,000 points last season, joining an elite list of Kansas basketball players. That list includes fellow Claflin star Jackie Stiles. Ryan has led Central Plains to three straight undefeated state championship seasons. She is the 55th ranked player nationally in the 2020 class by ESPN.