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Women’s Hoops Racks Up Accolades At ACC Media Day


Jeff Walz’s team is racking up the accolades at ACC Media Day.

As announced in a previous post, junior guard Asia Durr was tabbed ACC Preseason Player of the Year by the ACC coaches.

In addition, Durr and senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen earned All-ACC preseason honors from both the league’s coaches and the Blue Ribbon Panel. While, Freshman Dana Evans was one of five players named to the Newcomer Watch List.

The Cardinals were picked to finish second by the league’s 15 coaches, receiving one first place vote. While the Blue Ribbon Panel also pegged Louisville to finish second, receiving five first place votes.

Predicted Order of Finish (as selected by head coaches)

  1. Notre Dame (212 points, 8 first-place votes)
  2. Louisville (205 points, 1 first-place vote)
  3. Duke (200 points, 3 first-place votes)
  4. Florida State (188 points, 3 first place votes)
  5. Virginia (148 points)
  6. Georgia Tech (141 points)
  7. Syracuse (122 points)
  8. Miami (113 points)
  9. North Carolina (103 points)
  10. NC State (97 points)
  11. Wake Forest (90 points)
  12. Virginia Tech (82 points)
  13. Clemson (43 points)
  14. Pittsburgh (37 points)
  15. Boston College (19 points)

Preseason Player of the Year (as selected by head coaches)

  • Asia Durr, Jr., G, Louisville

Preseason All-ACC Team (as selected by head coaches)

  • Lexie Brown, R-Sr., G, Duke
  • Rebecca Greenwell, R-Sr., G, Duke
  • Shakayla Thomas, Sr., F, Florida State
  • Francesca Pan, So., G, Georgia Tech
  • Asia Durr, Jr., G, Louisville
  • Myisha Hines-Allen, Sr., F, Louisville
  • Paris Kea, R-Jr., G, North Carolina
  • Arike Ogunbowale, Jr., G, Notre Dame
  • Marina Mabrey, Jr., G, Notre Dame
  • Elisa Penna, So., G, Wake Forest

Newcomer Watch List (as selected by head coaches)

  • Mikayla Boykin, Fr., G, Duke
  • Lorela Cubaj, Fr., F, Georgia Tech
  • Dana Evans, Fr., G, Louisville
  • Janelle Bailey, Fr., C, North Carolina
  • Lili Thompson, GS, G, Notre Dame

Predicted Order of Finish (as selected by Blue Ribbon Panel)

  1. Notre Dame (858 points, 35 first-place votes)
  2. Louisville (809 points, 5 first-place votes)
  3. Duke (799 points, 10 first-place votes)
  4. Florida State (752 points, 10 first-place votes)
  5. Miami (515 points)
  6. Virginia (505 points)
  7. Syracuse (497 points)
  8. NC State (463 points)
  9. Georgia Tech (456 points)
  10. North Carolina (434 points)
  11. Virginia Tech (334 points)
  12. Wake Forest (316 points)
  13. Pittsburgh (193 points)
  14. Clemson (164 points)
  15. Boston College (86 points)

Preseason ACC Player of the Year (as selected by Blue Ribbon Panel)

  • Lexie Brown, R-Sr., G, Duke

Preseason All-ACC Team (as selected by Blue Ribbon Panel)

  • Lexie Brown, R-Sr., G, Duke
  • Rebecca Greenwell, R-Sr., G, Duke
  • Shakayla Thomas, Sr., F, Florida State
  • Asia Durr, Jr., G, Louisville
  • Myisha Hines-Allen, Sr., F, Louisville
  • Stephanie Watts, Jr., G, North Carolina
  • Paris Kea, R-Jr., G, North Carolina
  • Arike Ogunbowale, Jr., G, Notre Dame
  • Marina Mabrey, Jr., G, Notre Dame
  • Chanette Hicks, Jr., G, Virginia Tech

Newcomer Watch List (as selected by Blue Ribbon Panel)

  • Mikayla Boykin, Fr., G, Duke
  • Bego Faz Davalos, R-Sr., C, Duke
  • Dana Evans, Fr., G, Louisville
  • Janelle Bailey, Fr., C, North Carolina
  • Lili Thompson, GS, G, Notre Dame

Durr Tabbed Preseason ACC Player of the Year, Women’s Basketball Picked Second

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Posted on October 19, 2017, in ACC Basketball, Basketball, Louisville Athletics, Louisville Basketball and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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