USBWA Baylor News
Penn's Padilla, Boston College's Mair are USBWA women's national players of the week
For the season’s fifth weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 7, Penn guard Kayla Padilla is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Boston College guard Taina Mair is the Tamika Catchings national freshman recipient and Baylor is the National Team of the Week.
USBWA NAMES 2021-22 MEN'S ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Three repeat selections, three first-teamers from the Big Ten including its top scorer, a pair of teammates from top-ranked Gonzaga and the country’s leading rebounder headline the 2021-22 U.S. Basketball Writers Association Men's All-America Team. The 15-man team includes two of the country's top shooters, the third-leading scorer, seven players who were their conference players of the year and four players who were USBWA district players of the year.
USBWA NAMES 2021-22 WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Seven repeat selections including four from the first team and three three-time members headline the 2021-22 U.S. Basketball Writers Association Women's All-America Team. There are 13 different schools represented on the 15-woman team with top-ranked and No. 1 overall NCAA Tournament seed South Carolina and Stanford each boasting two selections.