Asia Durr, Myisha Hines-Allen Named To John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 Watch List

Junior guard Asia Durr and senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen have been named to the 2018 Preseason Top 30 John R. Wooden Award watch list.

The preseason top 30 represents the players who are considered strong candidates for the prestigious award. However, players not mentioned in the preseason top 30 can be added to the Wooden Award midseason list.

The award honors the player of the year in both men’s and women’s basketball.


John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy’s

2017-18 Preseason Top 30


Name School Conference Height Class Position
Kristine Anigwe California Pac-12 6-4 Jr. C/F
Ariel Atkins Texas Big 12 5-11 Sr. G
Monique Billings UCLA Pac-12 6-4 Sr. F
Allazia Blockton Marquette Big East 6-0 Jr. G
Kalani Brown Baylor Big 12 6-7 Jr. C
Lexie Brown Duke ACC 5-9 Sr. G
Jordin Canada UCLA Pac-12 5-6 Sr. G
Napheesa Collier Connecticut The American 6-1 Jr. F
Sophie Cunningham Missouri SEC 6-1 Jr. G
Asia Durr Louisville ACC 5-10 Jr. G
Katelynn Flaherty Michigan Big Ten 5-7 Sr. G
Rebecca Greenwell Duke ACC 6-1 Sr. G
Ruthy Hebard Oregon Pac-12 6-4 Soph. F
Myisha Hines-Allen Louisville ACC 6-2 Sr. F
Sabrina Ionescu Oregon Pac-12 5-10 Soph. G
Tynice Martin West Virginia Big 12 5-11 Jr. G
Brooke McCarty Texas Big 12 5-4 Sr. G
Brittany McPhee Stanford Pac-12 6-0 Sr. G
Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State Big Ten 5-8 Sr. G
Jaime Nared Tennessee SEC 6-2 Sr. G/F
Kia Nurse Connecticut The American 6-0 Sr. G
Arike Ogunbowale Notre Dame ACC 5-8 Jr. G
Mercedes Russell Tennessee SEC 6-6 Sr. C
Katie Lou Samuelson Connecticut The American 6-3 Jr. G/F
Azurá Stevens Connecticut The American 6-6 Sr. G/F
Shakayla Thomas Florida State ACC 5-11 Sr. F
Victoria Vivians Mississippi State SEC 6-1 Sr. G
Morgan William Mississippi State SEC 5-5 Sr. G
Gabby Williams Connecticut The American 5-11 Sr. F
A’ja Wilson South Carolina SEC 6-5 Sr. F

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