It was announced today at Nationwide Arena that University of Louisville junior guard Asia Durr is one of 10 players selected to the 2018 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America team.
She is just the second Louisville player to earn WBCA Coaches’ All-American team honors, the other being Angel McCoughtry in 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09.
Senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen was named WBCA All-America Team honorable mention. Both, Durr and Hines-Allen were named honorable mention a year ago.
Durr was just named Lexington Region Most Outstanding Player after leading the Cardinals to a trip to the Final Four with a team-high 17.5 points per game and 4.5 assists, while pulling down 4.3 rebounds and shooting 10-of-28 from 3-point range.
In addition to the WBCA honor, she has also been named USA Today, Associated Press and USBWA First Team All-American and ESPNW Second Team All-American. Hines-Allen has also been named USA Today and AP Third Team All-American.
Louisville returns to action on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET when they face Mississippi State in the national semifinal. They seek their third ever trip to the national championship game.
The 2018 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-Americans:
|Teaira McCowan||Mississippi State||Junior||Center|
|Kelsey Mitchell||Ohio State||Senior||Guard|
|Arike Ogunbowale||Notre Dame||Junior||Guard|
|Katie Lou Samuelson||Connecticut||Junior||Guard/Forward|
|Victoria Vivians||Mississippi State||Senior||Guard|
|A’ja Wilson||South Carolina||Senior||Forward|
Here are the student-athletes who received 2018 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:
|Kristine Anigwe||California||Junior||Forward, Center|
|Chennedy Carter||Texas A&M||Freshman||Guard|
|Loryn Goodwin||Oklahoma State||Senior||Guard|
|Marie Gulich||Oregon State||Senior||Center|
|Tyasha Harris||South Carolina||Sophomore||Guard|
|Maria Jespersen||South Florida||Senior||Forward|
|Kitija Laksa||South Florida||Junior||Guard|
|Marina Mabrey||Notre Dame||Junior||Guard|
|Stephanie Mavunga||Ohio State||Senior||Forward|
|Jessica Shepard||Notre Dame||Junior||Forward|
|Shakayla Thomas||Florida State||Senior||Forward|
|Morgan William||Mississippi State||Senior||Guard|
|Imani Wright||Florida State||Senior||Guard|
About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women’s and girls’ basketball at all levels of competition. The WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit www.WBCA.org for more details about the Association.
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Women’s Basketball, Women’s Lacrosse