On November 30, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the watch list of 50 players in consideration for the 2017 Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year. The ACC leads with 12 players followed by the SEC. The mid-season list of 30 will be announced February 8, 2017.

Players named: 

Player School
Evelyn Akhator Kentucky
Lindsay Allen Notre Dame
Kristine Anigwe California 
Lexie Brown Duke
Kalani Brown Baylor
Tyra Buss Indiana
Jordin Canada UCLA
Alaina Coates South Carolina
Nia Coffey Northwestern
Napheesa Collier Connecticut
Sophie Cunningham Missouri
Nina Davis Baylor
Kaela Davis South Carolina
Diamond DeShields Tennessee
Asia Durr Louisville
Makayla Epps Kentucky
Katelynn Flaherty Michigan
Allisha Gray South Carolina
Rebecca Greenwell Duke
Precious Hall James Madison
Myisha Hines-Allen Louisville
Tori Jankoska Michigan State
Jessica January DePaul
Alexia Jones Baylor
Brionna Jones Maryland
Jackie Kemph St. Louis
Breanna Lewis Kansas State
Erica McCall Stanford
Brooke McCarty Texas
Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State
Mariya Moore Louisville
Adrienne Motley Miami
Kia Nurse Connecticut
Arike Ogunbowale Notre Dame
Chantel Osahor Washington
Alexis Peterson Syracuse
Kelsey Plum Washington
Leticia Romero Florida State
Mercedes Russell Tennessee
Katie Lou Samuelson Connecticut
Jessica Shepard Nebraska
Shakayla Thomas Florida State
Brianna Turner Notre Dame
Victoria Vivians Mississippi State
Carlie Wagner  Minnesota
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough Maryland
Sydney Wiese Oregon State
Morgan William Mississippi State
Gabby Williams Connecticut
A'ja Wilson South Carolina