Big 12 announces 2015-16 preseason honors
The Big 12 Conference announced its Preseason All-Big 12 Team as well as honors for preseason player, newcomer and freshman of the year for the 2015-16 women’s basketball season. The awards are chosen by head coaches, who are not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes.
Preseason Player of the Year
Nina Davis, Baylor, F, 5-11, Jr, Memphis, Tenn.
Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Alexis Jones, Baylor, G, 5-9, Jr, Irving, Texas
Preseason Freshman of the Year
Lashann Higgs, Texas, G, 5-9, Fr, Round Rock, Texas
Preseason All-Big 12 Team
|Nina Davis||Baylor||F||5-11||Jr-2L||21.1||8.3||Memphis, Tenn.|
|Niya Johnson||Baylor||G||5-8||Sr-3L||7.3||5.0||Gainesville, Fla.|
|Gabbi Ortiz||Oklahoma||G||5-9||So-1L||8.2||3.7||Racine, Wis.|
|Brittney Martin||Oklahoma State||G||6-0||Sr-3L||13.4||8.8||Syracuse, Utah|
|Zahna Medley||TCU||G||5-6||Sr-3L||15.6||2.6||Springfield, Ill.|
|Bria Holmes||West Virginia||G||6-1||Sr-3L||18.8||4.4||New Haven, Conn.|
Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school)
Alexis Jones (Baylor), Breanna Lewis (K-State), Gioya Carter (Oklahoma), Peyton Little (Oklahoma), Kaylon Williams (Oklahoma), Veja Hamilton (TCU), Ariel Atkins (Texas), Imani Boyette (Texas), Kelsey Lang (Texas).