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Monday, February 05, 2018

4 UConn players named to Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 list

UConn's returning starters Napheesa Collier, Kia Nurse, Katie Lou Samuelson and Gabby Williams were named to the Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 list.

Collier is averaging 15.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game to go with 68 assists, 39 steals and 45 blocked shots.

Nurse is averaging 15.8 points, has 64 assists and is the national leader in 3-point percentage (50.0).

Samuelson leads UConn in scoring contributing 17.2 points per game and is one of three Huskies with at least 40 3-pointers.

Williams is averaging 10.6 points per game, leads the Huskies with 172 rebounds, 109 assists and 56 steals.

Here's the list of candidates
Kristine Anigwe California  6-4 Jr. C/F
Ariel Atkins Texas 5-11 Sr. G
Kalani Brown Baylor 6-7 Jr. C
Lexie Brown Duke 5-9 Sr. G
Jordin Canada UCLA 5-6 Sr. G
Napheesa Collier Connecticut 6-1 Jr. F
Sophie Cunningham Missouri 6-1 Jr. G
Asia Durr Louisville 5-10 Jr. G
Katelynn Flaherty Michigan 5-7 Sr. G
Megan Gustafson Iowa 6-3 Jr. F
Sabrina Ionescu Oregon 5-10 Soph. G
Teaira McCowan Mississippi State 6-7 Jr. C
Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State 5-8 Sr. G
Kia Nurse Connecticut 6-0 Sr. G
Arike Ogunbowale Notre Dame 5-8 Jr. G
Katie Lou Samuelson Connecticut 6-3 Jr. G/F
Shakayla Thomas Florida State 5-11 Sr. F
Victoria Vivians Mississippi State 6-1 Sr. G
Gabby Williams Connecticut 5-11 Sr. F
A'ja Wilson South Carolina 6-5 Sr. F


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