College basketball: Nancy Lieberman Award watch list for top PG released
The annual Nancy Lieberman Award watch list was revealed Monday, highlighting the top point guards in women's hoops in advance of the 2016-17 season.
Twenty of the position's elite were named to the preseason list. They will all vye to succeed former UConn star Moriah Jefferson, who took home the honor each of the past two seasons.
Below are the student-athletes who made the 2017 watch list:
|Lindsay Allen||Notre Dame|
|Jackie Kemph||Saint Louis|
|Jessica Kovatch||St. Francis (PA)|
|Kelsey Mitchell||Ohio State|
|Adrienne Motley||Miami (Fla.)|
|Sydney Wiese||Oregon State|
The Nancy Lieberman Award, voted on by sportswriters, was introduced in 2000 and has since been won by 12 different honorees. Its namesake, Nancy Lieberman, was a standout point guard for four years at Old Dominion from 1976-80. She later went on to shine at the professional level as well as for Team USA.