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Friday, January 15, 2016

UConn's Jefferson, Stewart and Tuck on Wooden Award midseason watch list

UConn's Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck were among 20 players named to the midseason watch list for the Wooden Award.

Jefferson is third on the 15-0 Huskies in scoring averaging 13.4 points per game. She has team-high totals of 78 assists and 36 steals.

Stewart, the reigning Wooden Award winner, is averaging a team-best 19.3 points and 8.1 rebounds and also leads the Huskies with 41  blocked shots.

Tuck contributes 15.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game for UConn, winners of its last 52 games.

The winner will be honored as part of the ESPN College Basketball Awards Show in April.

Here is the complete list of candidates
Jillian Alleyne 6-3 Sr. F Oregon
Ameryst Alston 5-9 Sr. G Ohio State
Rachel Banham 5-9 Sr. G Minnesota
Nia Coffey 6-1 Jr. F Northwestern
Nina Davis 5-11 Jr. F Baylor
Diamond DeShields 6-1 Soph. G Tennessee
Moriah Jefferson 5-7 Sr. G ConnecticutBrionna Jones 6-3 Jr. C Maryland
Kelsey Mitchell 5-8 Soph. G Ohio State
Tiffany Mitchell 5-9 Sr. G South Carolina
Kelsey Plum 5-8 Jr. G Washington
Aerial Powers 6-0 Jr. F Michigan State
Azurá Stevens 6-6 Soph. F/G Duke
Breanna Stewart 6-4 Sr. F Connecticut
Morgan Tuck 6-2 Jr. F Connecticut
Brianna Turner 6-3 Soph. F Notre Dame
Victoria Vivians 6-1 Soph. F Mississippi State
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough 5-11 Jr. G Maryland
Courtney Williams 5-8 Sr. G South Florida
A’ja Wilson 6-5 Soph. F South Carolina

1 Comments:

Blogger suggie said...

Deshields, the gunner and turnover Queen????....Wooden would cring and hide his head !!!

2:15 PM 

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