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Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of candidates for the Class of 2020. Several women’s basketball nominees are under consideration and include a mix of current or former coaches, players, and contributors. Leta Andrews (COA) Jennifer…

2018 Naismith Trophy Girls High School Player of the Year semifinalists announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced ten semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy for High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The players, all seniors, were selected from 50 players on the award’s preseason watch list. The Naismith Trophy Girls High…

2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

The Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Trophy is presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success on the court. The award is determined by a select group of basketball journalists from around the country who…

UConn signee Megan Walker named 2017 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year

Megan Walker, the nation’s top high school girls’ basketball commitment, was named winner of the 2017 Naismith Trophy. Signed to Connecticut, the  senior from Monacan (Va.) High School, Walker becomes the sixth Naismith Trophy winner to play for Geno Auriemma, following…

2017 Naismith High School Girl’s Player of the Year finalists announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 2017 Naismith High School Girl’s Player of the Year Finalists. The winner will be announced March 9, 2017. Last Name First Name Hometown High School Class Position College Boothe Rellah Bradenton, FL IMG Academy…

Semifinalists announced for the 2017 Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year award

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 10 senior high school basketball players selected as semifinalists for the 2017 Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year award. The finalists, consisting of 5 candidates, will be announced on February 21, 2017. Last Name First…

2017 Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year Mid-Season Team

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 25 senior high school basketball players selected for the mid-season team in contention for the 2017 Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year award. Semifinalists, 10 candidates, will be announced February 6, 2017. Last…

2017 Naismith Trophy Girls High School Player of the Year Preseason Watch List

2017 Naismith Trophy Girls High School Player of the Year Preseason Watch List

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 50 players to watch as consideration of the 2017 Naismith High School Girl’s Player of the Year award. The mid-season team, consisting of 25 candidates, will be announced on January 12, 2017. Last Name First…

2016 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School All-American teams announced

The Naismith Awards Girl’s High School Player of the Year will be announced on March 10, 2016. NAME HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS POSITION COLLEGE 1st Team All-America Erin Boley Hodgensville, KY Elizabethtown Senior PF Notre Dame Lauren Cox Flower Mound,…

2016 Naismith Trophy Girls’ High School Player of the Year finalists

Naismith Trophy Girls’ High School Player of the Year finalists: Name Hometown High School Position College Erin Boley Hodgensville, Kentucky Elizabethtown PF Notre Dame Lauren Cox Flower Mound, Texas Flower Mound F Baylor Crystal Dangerfield Murfreesboro, Tennessee Blackman PG Connecticut…

Naismith Trophy Girls’ High School Player of the Year semifinalists

The Naismith Trophy All-American teams will be named on March 7 with the winner of the individual award named on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

2016 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Midseason Team

Key announcement dates: National Semifinalists – Tuesday, February 10, 2016 Finalists – Tuesday, February 24, 2016 All-American Teams – Monday, March 7, 2016 Winner – Thursday, March 10, 2016 2016 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Midseason…

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s basketball season nears its conclusion with the Final Four in Tampa. Sunday night. The semifinals will have overall top seed Connecticut facing Maryland in the nightcap, preceded by South Carolina playing Notre Dame. The winners meet…

Katie Lou Samuelson named the 2015 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year

Katie Lou Samuelson, Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, California) Katie Lou Samuelson is the 2015 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year presented by Hilton Worldwide and the fifth player to come from a California high school.…

Naismith Awards Girls’ High School Player of the Year Mid-season Team

Presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success on the court. Key announcement dates: Semifinalists – Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Finalists – Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Winner – Friday, March 6, 2015 Voters  Name Hometown High School…

2014-15 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Watch List

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Watch List on Tuesday. The preseason list includes 20 of the best high school prospects in the nation. Since 1987, the Naismith Trophy recognizes the…