USA Today High School Sports unveils 2013 All-USA Girls Basketball Team

Source: USA Today Sports Media Group

USA TODAY SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS LOGOUSA Today High School Sports unveiled the 2013 All-USA girls basketball team, highlighting the best high school players from across the country during the 2012-2013 season.

Diamond DeShields, a North Carolina commit and 6-2 senior guard/forward from Norcross (Ga.), has been selected as the national Player of the Year. As the all-time leading scorer at Norcross, DeShields averaged 26 points, 7 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 3.8 assists per game this season, leading her team to three state titles, including this year’s.  DeShields was also instrumental in the team’s finish at No. 20 in the USAToday Super 25 rankings.

Cathy Self-Morgan, who guided Texas’ Duncanville to a 70-game winning streak, back-to-back state titles and the number one spot in the USA Today Super 25 rankings, is the national Coach of the Year.  Self-Morgan, who was a star player at the University of Texas during its first three seasons of women’s varsity basketball, has coached the sport for 35 years.

2013 USA Today All-USA Girls Basketball Team

All-USA First Team

Player School Position Ht Year College
Diamond DeShields Norcross, Ga. G-F 6-2 Senior N. Carolina
Rebecca Greenwell Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic G 6-1 Senior Duke
Linnae Harper Whitney Young, Chicago G 5-6 Senior Kentucky
Taya Reimer Hamilton Southeastern, Fishers, Ind. F 6-2 Senior Notre Dame
Mercedes Russell Springfield, Ore. C 6-6 Senior Tennessee

All-USA Second Team

Player School Position Ht Year College
Makayla Epps Marion County (Lebanon, Ky.) G 5-11 Senior Kentucky
Kailee Johnson Central Catholic (Portland, Ore.) F 6-3 Senior Stanford
Stephanie Mavunga Brownsburg, Ind. F 6-4 Senior N. Carolina
Kelsey Plum La Jolla (Calif.) Country Day G 5-9 Senior Washington
Tyler Scaife Hall  (Little Rock) G 5-8 Senior Rutgers

All-USA Third Team

Player School Position Ht Year College
Lindsay Allen St. John’s College (Washington, D.C.). G 5-8 Senior Notre Dame
Oderah Chidom Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.) F 6-3 Senior Duke
Nia Coffey Hopkins (Minnetonka,Minn.) G 6-1 Senior Northwestern
Alaina Coates Dutch Fork (Irmo,S.C.). C 6-4 Senior S. Carolina
Kaela Davis Buford, Ga. G 6-2 Senior Georgia Tech
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