The only chance confetti will be falling down from the rafters in Orlando is if UCF wins the WNIT.I think if you asked Lou what her feelings are, she would tell you that there’s only one award she really wants, and that’s the one she would share with all of her teammates in Orlando with confetti falling down from the rafters.
I think if you asked Lou what her feelings are, she would tell you that there’s only one award she really wants, and that’s the one she would share with all of her teammates in Orlando with confetti falling down from the rafters.
Sorry @Plebe I'm not buying it! If you are going to put Alanna Smith and Bridget Carleton (both terrific players) on the team and Sophie Cunningham gets votes then they needed to AT LEAST CONSIDER KLS & Jackie Young!First of all: Congrats to Napheesa Collier! She deserves all the accolades. Now for the drizzle on the parade. I love KLS and she's been absolutely critical to every success UConn's had in the past 3 years. But I don't think she's had a Second Team All-American-caliber season.
How does Lou not even receive votes. She is at least a 2nd team selection. If you had to play a game you wouldn’t pick her over most, of not all, of the players on the 2nd team?First team:
* unanimous selection
Also receiving votes:
Totally agree. I actually think this is a pretty well balanced set of picks. And for those whining about the absence of KLS, note that no school got more than one pick across 10 first- and second-team picks. I might nitpick here or there with one or two of the picks, but each of these players is unquestionably the key player in their lineup this season. (For instance, while I actually think Jackie Young is more important for Notre Dame than Arike, Young is too unselfish to get the stats line necessary to be in contention for All-American).It's not about who I'd pick. It's about what kind of year they've had.
I love Katie Lou, and always have. She is a great player, and an important cog in the UConn machine. But in defense of Sophie, she is the Mizzou team. And she is their all time leading scorer. Given that Lou is injured, and that her shooting percentage on threes has dropped in her final year, she becomes less outstanding to the selection committee. Afterall, Pheesa and the others were able to overcome Lou's absence in the AACT. But if you ever watched Mizzou, all anyone ever looked at was Sophie. I do not contend that Sophie is a better player than Lou, but her value to her team surely earns her some consideration. These are very subjective awards, and as such stats alone do not win the day. I hate it for Lou, but an NC will ease her pain.ESPN isn’t even an official AA award the UConn acknowledges for the Wall. Any award that has Cunningham receiving votes over Lou is a joke. Lou has better stats & Mizzou isn’t even ranked