ACC Official Sponsors
Tickets & Travel
Legal & Advertising
ACC leads all leagues with 10 representatives
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ten Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes have been named to the Naismith Trophy Midseason Top 30 List for the 2013-14 Women’s Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T.
Included on the list from the ACC are Duke senior guard Tricia Liston and junior center/forward Elizabeth Williams, Florida State senior forward Natasha Howard, Georgia Tech senior guard Tyaunna Marshall, Maryland senior forward Alyssa Thomas, North Carolina freshman guard Diamond DeShields, NC State senior center Markeisha Gatling, and Notre Dame sophomore guard Jewell Loyd, senior forward Natalie Achonwa and senior guard Kayla McBride.
The ACC leads all leagues with 10 of the 30 selections.
Nine of the 10 selections were also recently named to the Wade Watch list of candidates for the sport’s player of the year honor as awarded by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
The Naismith voting academy will narrow this list to four finalists who will go on the final ballot. The winner is selected by the board of selectors vote in conjunction with fan voting.
ACC Representation on the Naismith Midseason Top 30 list
Natalie Achonwa, Sr., F, Notre Dame
Diamond DeShields, Fr., G, North Carolina
Markeisha Gatling, Sr., C, NC State
Natasha Howard, Sr., F, Florida State
Tricia Liston, Sr., G, Duke
Jewell Loyd, So., G, Notre Dame
Tyaunna Marshall, Sr., G, Georgia Tech
Kayla McBride, Sr., G, Notre Dame
Alyssa Thomas, Sr., F, Maryland
Elizabeth Williams, Jr., C/F, Duke