The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for the 2012-2013 college basketball season. The Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year will be awarded on April 8 in New Orleans.

Players' statistics are through Jan. 30.

2012-13 NAISMITH EARLY SEASON WATCH LIST
  PLAYER CLASS POS. SCHOOL PPG 3-PT% FT% APG RPG
Anne Marie Armstrong SR G/F Georgia 7.1 .250 0.868 2.3 4.7
Alex Bentley SR G Penn State 13.7 0.219 0.806 3.5 3.5
Kelsey Bone JR C Texas A&M 17.7 1.000 0.673 2.4 9.7
Heather Butler JR G Tennessee‐Martin 21.0 0.348 0.782 3.8 3.8
Layshia Clarendon SR G California 15.2 0.293 0.626 2.9 3.9
Carolyn Davis SR F Kansas 15.3 -- 0.652 0.9 6.4
Elena Delle Donne SR F Delaware 24.7 0.500 0.919 1.9 8.7
Skylar Diggins SR G Notre Dame 15.9 0.353 0.820 5.7 3.0
Stefanie Dolson JR C Connecticut 14.2 0.500 0.867 2.4 5.9
Aaryn Ellenberg JR G Oklahoma 18.4 0.438 0.766 2.2 3.5
Shante Evans SR F Hofstra 17.3 0.200 0.658 1.9 11.5
Kelly Faris SR G Connecticut 10.8 0.427 0.755 4.2 5.3
Christina Foggie JR G Vanderbilt 15.7 0.337 0.708 3.0 3.8
Chassidy Fussell JR G Texas 13.8 0.297 0.814 1.7 5.4
Jennifer George SR F Florida 8.5 -- 0.556 1.4 6.4
Angel Goodrich SR G Kansas 13.0 0.304 0.713 6.7 3.4
Chelsea Gray JR G Duke 13.1 0.407 0.848 5.6 5.4
Brittney Griner SR C Baylor 22.0 -- 0.688 2.1 8.5
Whitney Hand SR G Oklahoma 11.1 0.517 0.826 3.0 7.2
Bria Hartley JR G Connecticut 9.5 0.319 0.667 3.5 3.2
Tianna Hawkins SR F Maryland 19.5 0.231 0.780 1.1 9.9
Tayler Hill SR G Ohio State 21.1 0.319 0.815 2.9 4.5
Jordan Hooper JR F Nebraska 19.0 0.341 0.822 0.7 8.6
Natasha Howard JR F Florida State 13.2 -- 0.614 0.7 7.7
Kortni Jones SR G Middle Tennessee State 15.3 0.308 0.750 4.6 3.2
Maggie Lucas JR G Penn State 19.8 0.490 0.894 2.1 4.3
Kevi Luper SR G Oral Roberts 18.1 0.333 0.810 1.4 3.7
Ty Marshall JR G Georgia Tech 16.9 0.118 0.547 2.8 8.7
Anna Martin SR G DePaul 16.2 0.326 0.781 4.0 2.3
A’dia Mathies SR G Kentucky 15.8 0.398 0.786 2.4 4.6
Kayla McBride JR G Notre Dame 14.2 0.227 0.933 2.2 4.8
Nadirah McKenith SR G St. John’s 12.5 0.261 0.747 5.4 5.8
Laurin Mincy JR G Maryland 8.6 0.385 0.857 3.8 4.4
Lindsey Moore SR G Nebraska 14.9 0.396 0.809 5.4 3.4
Kaleena Mosqueda‐Lewis SO F Connecticut 16.8 0.493 0.867 2.4 5.9
Chiney Ogwumike JR F Stanford 22.4 0.333 0.788 1.3 12.4
Monique Oliver SR F/C Rutgers 10.3 -- 0.722 1.0 4.8
Chelsea Poppens SR F Iowa State 12.8 0.250 0.833 1.8 9.3
Niveen Rasheed SR F Princeton 16.9 0.242 0.708 3.2 9.2
Monique Reid SR F Louisville 13.1 -- 0.806 0.5 5.3
Sugar Rodgers SR G Georgetown 22.5 0.301 0.783 4.7 7.2
Ebony Rowe JR F Middle Tennessee State 21.3 -- 0.721 1.7 10.8
Shoni Schimmel JR G Louisville 14.3 0.299 0.725 4.7 4.5
Naama Shafir SR G Toledo 12.0 0.304 0.805 5.2 3.0
Odyssey Sims JR G Baylor 13.0 0.346 0.836 5.8 2.5
Shenneika Smith SR G St. John’s 17.3 0.231 0.698 2.6 7.5
Breanna Stewart FR F Connecticut 13.5 0.507 0.817 1.0 7.0
Alyssa Thomas JR F Maryland 17.0 0.333 0.774 5.3 17.0
Markel Walker SR G/F UCLA 11.1 0.125 0.633 5.6 7.7
Elizabeth Williams SO C Duke 15.4 -- 0.700 1.3 7.1

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