On Wednesday, the Naismith Trophy released its midseason list for the women's basketball player of the year. Below is the complete list of 31 candidates, trimmed down from the original 50 watch list.

Name School Year Position Conference
Lindsay Allen Notre Dame Junior Guard ACC
Jillian Alleyne Oregon Junior Forward Pac-12
Ameryst Alston Ohio State Senior Guard Big Ten
Kristine Anigwe California Freshman Center Pac-12
Rachel Banham Minnesota Senior Guard Big Ten
Imani Boyette Texas Senior Center Big 12
Jordin Canada UCLA Sophomore Guard Pac 12
Alaina Coates South Carolina Junior Center SEC
Nina Davis Baylor Junior Forward Big 12
Makayla Epps Kentucky Junior Guard SEC
Aliyyah Handford St. John's Senior Guard Big East
Moriah Jefferson Connecticut Senior Guard AAC
Chanise Jenkins DePaul Senior Guard Big East
Niya Johnson Baylor Senior Guard Big 12
Jonquel Jones George Washington Senior Forward Atlantic 10
Brionna Jones Maryland Junior Center Big Ten
Brittney Martin Oklahoma State Senior Forward Big 12
Tiffany Mitchell South Carolina Senior Guard SEC
Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State Sophomore Guard Big Ten
Kelsey Plum Washington Junior Guard Pac 12
Aerial Powers Michigan State Junior Forward Big Ten
Shereesha Richards Albany Senior Foward America East
Tabatha Richardson-Smith Seton Hall Senior Guard Big East
Jessica Shepard Nebraska Freshman Forward Big Ten
Azura' Stevens Duke Sophomore Forward ACC
Breanna Stewart Connecticut Senior Forward AAC
Morgan Tuck Connecticut Junior Forward AAC
Brianna Tucker Notre Dame Sophomore Forward ACC
Victoria Vivians Mississippi State Sophomore Guard SEC
Courtney Walker Texas A&M Senior Guard SEC
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough Maryland Junior Guard Big Ten
Jamie Weisner Oregon State Senior Guard Pac 12