On March 2, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the Naismith semifinalists in consideration for the 2017 Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year. The 4 finalists will be announced March 17, 2017.

Last Name First Name Class Position School Conference
Collier Napheesa Sophomore F Connecticut AAC
Jones Brionna Senior C Maryland Big Ten
Mitchell Kelsey Junior G Ohio State Big Ten
Plum Kelsey Senior G Washington Pac 12
Samuelson Katie Lou Sophomore G/F Connecticut AAC
Turner Brianna Junior F Notre Dame ACC
Vivians Victoria Junior G Mississippi State SEC
Wiese Sydney Senior G Oregon State Pac 12
Williams Gabby Junior F Connecticut AAC
Wilson A'ja Junior F South Carolina SEC