Baylor senior center Brittney Griner, a unanimous pick, headlined The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason All-America team, it was announced today.
Griner was joined by Notre Dame senior Skylar Diggins, Delaware senior Elena Delle Donne, Stanford junior Chiney Ogwumike, Baylor junior Odyssey Sims and Maryland junior Alyssa Thomas. Diggins and Delle Donne were also selected on all 40 ballots.
Six players were named to the team due to a tie between Sims and Thomas (19 votes).
UConn junior All-American Bria Hartley and sophomore Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each received votes from a panel that was required to select a playable five-member team.