• September 25, 2021

2019 Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Midseason Top 25 list for the 2019 honor. The list will be pared to 20 players in early February.

Wooden Award candidates must be full-time students at an accredited NCAA college or university, possess a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, strength of character on and off the court and excel on offense and defense. Their performance is evaluated throughout the course of the entire season.

The Wooden Award All-American Team will be announced the week of the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament. The winner of the 2019 John R. Wooden Award will be presented during the ESPN College Basketball Awards on Friday, April 12, 2019.

Name School Conference Height Class Position
Kristine Anigwe California Pac-12 6-4 Sr. F/C
Kenisha Bell Minnesota Big Ten 5-9 Sr. G
Kalani Brown Baylor Big 12 6-7 Sr. C
Bridget Carleton Iowa State Big 12 6-1 Sr. G
Chennedy Carter Texas A&M SEC 5-7 So. G
Kaila Charles Maryland Big Ten 6-1 Jr. G
Napheesa Collier Connecticut American 6-1 Sr. F
Lauren Cox Baylor Big 12 6-4 Jr. F
Sophie Cunningham Missouri SEC 6-1 Sr. G
Crystal Dangerfield Connecticut American 5-5 Jr. G
Rennia Davis Tennessee SEC 6-2 So. G/F
Asia Durr# Louisville ACC 5-10 Sr. G
Megan Gustafson Iowa Big Ten 6-3 Sr. F
Ruthy Hebard Oregon Pac-12 6-4 Jr. F
Rhyne Howard Kentucky SEC 6-2 Fr. G
Sabrina Ionescu# Oregon Pac-12 5-11 Jr. G
Tiana Mangakahia Syracuse ACC 5-6 Jr. G
Teaira McCowan Mississippi State SEC 6-7 Sr. C
Aari McDonald Arizona Pac-12 5-7 So. G
Arike Ogunbowale Notre Dame ACC 5-8 Sr. G
Katie Lou Samuelson# Connecticut American 6-3 Sr. G/F
Jessica Shepard Notre Dame ACC 6-4 Sr. F
Destiny Slocum Oregon State Pac-12 5-7 So. G
Alanna Smith Stanford Pac-12 6-4 Sr. F
Jackie Young Notre Dame ACC 6-0 Jr. G

# indicates players selected as a 2017-18 John R. Wooden Award All American

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