SOURCE: HoopFeed.com | 16 FEBRUARY, 2011
The Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors announced the 2010-11 Naismith Award midseason list. The top 30 women’s basketball players are on the list. Player selection is based on performances from the 2010-11 basketball season. The prestigious Naismith Trophy will be awarded on April 4, 2011 during the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis.
James Madison’s Dawn Evans (PGC grad 2008) and North Carolina’s Italee Lucas (PGC grad 2008 and 2009) were both named to the prestigious list.
2010-11 Naismith Trophy Midseason 30
Danielle Adams, Texas A&M, Forward/Center, Senior
Kachine Alexander, Iowa, Guard, Senior
Angie Bjorklund, Tennessee, Guard/Forward, Senior
Jessica Breland, North Carolina, Forward, Senior
Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame, Guard, Sophomore
Jasmine Dixon, UCLA, Forward, Junior
Victoria Dunlap, Kentucky, Forward, Senior
Dawn Evans, James Madison, Guard, Senior
Brittney Griner, Baylor, Power Forward, Sophomore
Keisha Hampton, DePaul, Forward, Junior
Amber Harris, Xavier, Forward, Senior
Tiffany Hayes, Connecticut, Guard, Junior
Courtney Hurt, VCU, Forward, Junior
Amy Jaeschke, Northwestern, Center, Senior
Shenise Johnson, Miami (Florida), Guard, Junior
Jantel Lavender, Ohio State, Center, Senior
Italee Lucas, North Carolina, Guard, Senior
Maya Moore, Connecticut, Forward, Senior
Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Stanford, Forward, Junior
Kayla Pedersen, Stanford, Forward, Senior
Ta’Shia Phillips, Xavier, Center, Senior
Jeanette Pohlen, Stanford, Guard, Senior
Lauren Prochaska, Bowling Green, Guard/Forward, Senior
Danielle Robinson, Oklahoma, Guard, Senior
Ta’Shauna Rodgers, Georgetown, Guard, Sophomore
Meighan Simmons, Tennessee, Guard, Freshman
Carolyn Swords, Boston College, Center, Senior
Jasmine Thomas, Duke, Guard, Senior
Courtney Vandersloot, Gonzaga, Guard, Senior
Riquna Williams, Miami (Florida), Guard, Junior
Evans attended PGC’s Think The Game course while two-time grad Lucas attended both Think The Game and the PGC camp for college and professional basketball players.
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