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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

UConn quartet on USBWA midseason player of the year watch list

UConn's Napheesa Collier, Kia Nurse, Katie Lou Samuelson and Gabby Williams were among 28 players named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association midseason watch list for the Ann Meyers Drysdale national player of the year award.

Collier is second on the 18-0 Huskies in scoring at 19.2 points, leads the team with a 66.2 field-goal percentage, tied for the team lead with an average of 8.2 rebounds and is second with 34 steals and 29 blocked shots.
Nurse is averaging 13.1 points per game, leads the squad with a free-throw percentage of 85.2 and is second on the Huskies with 71 assists.
Samuelson leads UConn in scoring at 21.9 points per game and with 55 3-pointers. Her 94 points in the last three games ties the UConn record for games in a three-game span.
Williams is averaging 12.1 points, is tied for the team lead in rebounding (8.2) and is the team leader with 92 assists and 52 steals.
The winner will be announced at the Final Four.


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