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High school girls basketball: Edmond Santa Fe grad, UNT freshman Keira Neal out with torn ACL

Edmond Santa Fe's Keira Neal blocks the shot of Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa during the Big All-City basketball game at Southmoore High School in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]
Edmond Santa Fe's Keira Neal blocks the shot of Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa during the Big All-City basketball game at Southmoore High School in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

University of North Texas freshman guard Keira Neal tore her ACL during practice this week.

The Edmond Santa Fe graduate will miss the season as a result of the injury. The news was first reported by Brett Vito at the Denton Record-Chronicle.

Neal was The Oklahoman's Big All-City Player of the Year for 2019. Neal averaged 11 points, six rebounds and almost 11 assists per game in her senior season at Edmond Santa Fe.

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Edmond Santa Fe's Keira Neal blocks the shot of Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa during the Big All-City basketball game at Southmoore High School in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Edmond Santa Fe's Keira Neal blocks the shot of Choctaw's Aliyah Llanusa during the Big All-City basketball game at Southmoore High School in Moore, Okla., Wednesday, May 29, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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Abby Bitterman

Abby Bitterman covers OU athletics for The Oklahoman. She joined The Oklahoman in September 2019 to cover high school sports. A Chicago native, Abby graduated from the University of Oklahoma in May of 2019 with degrees in journalism and political... Read more ›

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