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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

UConn's Kelly Faris a finalist for national Defensive Player of Year award

UConn senior guard Kelly Faris is one of three finalists for the WBCA Defensive Player of the Year award.

Faris, who leads UConn with 91 steals, is given the defensive assignment on the opposing team's top player and is the leader of a team which leads the country in field-goal percentage defense and is third in scoring defense.

The other finalists are Baylor center Brittney Griner and Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford. The winner will be announced on Monday at the WBCA Awards Show in New Orleans.

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