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          Release: 01/24/2013
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Women's Basketball All-Devaney Team Candidates

 

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Nafeesah Brown
6-1 Forward
Chicago, Ill.
1992-94
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  • Three-year performer who averaged 20.2 points and 10.1 rebounds per game as a senior
  • Her 20.2 scoring average in 1993-94 ranks as the sixth-best single-season mark in school history
  • Averaged 16.3 points per game for her career, the sixth-best figure in school history
  • Helped Nebraska to the first NCAA Tournament win in school history during the 1992-93 season
  • Ranks 22nd all-time at NU with 1,089 points
  • Earned first-team All-Big Eight honors in 1993-94
Jan Crouch
5-11 Forward
Lincoln, Neb.
1976-79

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  • Four-year performer that became Nebraska's First 1,000-Point Scorer
  • Is one of only two Lincoln natives among the Huskers' 1,000-point scorers
  • Became just the second player in Husker history to earn a spot on the Big Eight All-Tournament Team in 1976-77
  • Her 681 career rebounds ranks ninth on the Huskers' all-time list
  • Ranks 17th on NU's career scoring chart with 1,183 career points
Anna DeForge
5-11 Guard/Forward
Niagara, Wis.

1995-98
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  • Four-year performer who ranks seventh in NU history with 1,859 career points
  • Earned honorable-mention All-America honors from the Associated Press in both 1996-97 and 1997-98
  • Also earned first-team All-Big 12 honors in 1996-97 and 1997-98
  • Ranks fifth in NU in total rebounds (804), sixth in assists (392) and seventh in steals (222)
  • Was the first Nebraska player to ear a spot on a WNBA regular-season roster
  • Two-time WNBA All-Star
Diane DelVigna
5-9 Forward
Oakland, Calif.
1979-80
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  • Two-year performer that totaled 1,433 career points and 542 career rebounds
  • Set the NU single-season record with 646 points in 1978-79, before breaking that mark with 787 points in 1979-80
  • Ranks 13th in Nebraska's career charts with 1,433 points, third in career scoring average (19.1) and eighth in rebounds per game (7.2)
  • Was the first player in Husker history to record 100 steals in a season
  • Was a two-time Big Eight All-Tourament Team selection
Kelsey Griffin
6-2 Forward
Eagle River, Alaska
2006-10
(Redshirt 2008-09)
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  • Four-year performer who finished with 2,033 career points and 1,019 career rebounds
  • Earned first-team All-America honors in 2009-10 after posting averages of 20.1 points and 10.4 rebounds per game
  • Was named 2010 Big 12 Player of the Year
  • Was a three-time first-team All-Big 12 selection
  • Became Nebraska's first Senior CLASS Award winner in any sport
  • Closed her career with a school-record 127 starts, while ranking third in school history in points (2,033) and second in rebounds (1,019)
  • One of two players in NU history with 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds
  • Holds a school-record 40 double-doubles
  • Was the No. 3 overall pick in the 2010 WNBA Draft
Kathy Hagerstrom
6-0 Forward
DePere, Wis.
1980-83
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  • Four-year performer that totaled 1,778 points and 874 rebounds in her career
  • Her 1,778 points ranks ninth in school history
  • Also ranks in the top 10 in NU history in rebounds (874, fourth), blocks (102, sixth), games played (130, tie-second), and free throws made (294, ninth)
Kiera Hardy
5-6 Guard
Kansas City, Mo.
2004-07
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  • Four-year performer who ranks fifth on Nebraska's all-time scoring list with 1,930 points
  • Shattered NU's three-point mark with 267 in her career to rank sixth in Big 12 Conference history
  • One of just four Huskers to receive first-team all-conference honors three times
  • Joined Chelsea Aubry as the first two Huskers to earn four straight postseason tournament bids
Jordan Hooper
6-2 Forward
Alliance, Neb.
2011-Present
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  • Became the first sophomore in Nebraska history to reach the 1,000-point career scoring mark
  • Also became the first Nebraska sophomore in history to capture All-America honors, claiming honorable-mention accolades from the Associated Press in 2012
  • Claimed NU's first-ever first-team All-Big Ten award in 2011-12
  • National Player of the Year Candidate in 2012-13
  • Recently crossed the 1,500-point scoring mark and 700 career rebound mark midway through her junior season
Maurtice Ivy
5-9 Forward/Guard
Omaha, Neb.
1985-88
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  • Four-year performer who finished her career with 2,131 points and 778 rebounds
  • Was the first player in Husker history to surpass the 2,000-point barrier
  • Had her jersey retired in 2011
  • One of five players chosen to Nebraska's All-Century Team in 2000
  • Became the first Husker to earn Big Eight Player of the Year honors
  • Was the 1988 Big Eight Player of the Year and a three-time first-team All-Big Eight selection
  • Her 19.2 points per game ranks second on Nebraska's career chart
  • Ranks sixth in NU history in rebounds with 778
  • Ranks in the top 10 in blocks (104, fifth), free throws made (431, third) and field goals made (847)
  • Led the Huskers to their first conference tournament title as well as Nebraska's first NCAA Tournament appearance
Karen Jennings
6-2 Forward
Persia, Iowa
1990-93
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  • Four-year performer who totaled 2,405 points and 1,000 rebounds in her career
  • Earned the Margaret Wade Trophy as the nation's outstanding player in 1993
  • Became first Husker to have her jersey retired
  • Also earned WBCA/Kodak first-team All-America honors in 1993
  • Was a two-time Big Eight Conference Player of the Year (1992, 1993) and a three-time first-team all-conference selection
  • Named captain of Nebraska's All-Century Team in 2000
  • Became first player in school history to score more than 2,000 points and record 1,000 rebounds
  • Ranked first in NU history in points (2,405), third in career rebounds (1,000), first in field goals made (981), second in field-goal percentage (.568) and fourth in free throws made (426)
  • Her 810 points and 25.3 points per game average in 1991-92 rank as the top single-season totals in NU history
  • Helped the Huskers to the first NCAA Tournament win in school history in 1992-93
  • First Nebraska female student-athlete to be inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame in 2008
Dominique Kelley
5-7 Guard
Lincoln, Neb.
2008-11
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  • Four-year starter who finished with 1,107 career points (ranked 19th in NU history)
  • Became just the fifth freshman in NU history to start every game
  • Earned honorable-mention All-Big 12 accolades in 2009-10
  • Helped the Huskers to their first-ever Sweet 16 and was the leading scorer for NU in the 2010 NCAA Tournament
  • Ranks in the top 10 in NU history in career free throws made (383, sixth), career free-throw percentage (.782, seventh) and career starts (110, ninth)
Nicole Kubik
5-10 Guard
Cambridge, Neb.
1997-00
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  • Four-year player who totaled 1,867 points (ranked sixth in NU history)
  • Was a two-time first-team defensive All-American
  • Finished ninth all-time in NCAA DI with 418 career steals
  • Set a school record with a nation-leading 136 steals in 1998-99
  • Ranks third in school history with 563 career assists
  • Earned National Defensive Player of the Year and honorable-mention All-American honors in 1999
  • Was a first-team All-Big 12 selection in 2000
Angie Miller
5-11 Center
Clatonia, Neb.
1984-87
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  • Four-year performer who totaled 1,541 points and 661 rebounds in her career
  • Ranks 10th all-time at Nebraska in scoring and is also 10th all-time in career rebounds
  • Earned honorable-mention All-Big Eight accolades in 1985-86
  • Was elected to the Nebraska High School hall of Fame in 2003
Cory Montgomery
6-2 Forward
Cannon Falls, Minn.
2007-10
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  • Four-year performer that totaled 1,378 career points and 627 career rebounds
  • Ranks 14th in NU history in both scoring and total rebounds
  • Closed her career as one of only nine Huskers in history to post 1,300 points and 600 career rebounds
  • Ranks second all-time at Nebraska with 130 games played
  • Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors in 2009-10 and honorable-mention All-Big 12 honors in 2008-09
  • Was a third-round pick in the 2010 WNBA Draft
Lindsey Moore
5-9 Guard
Covington, Wash.
2010-Present
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  • Ranks in the top 12 at Nebraska in career points (1,505), assists (629, second) and steals (194, ninth)
  • Has started every game in her career
  • 2012 Naismith Trophy candidate
  • Was a Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist in 2011-12
  • Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors in 2011-12
  • Earned honorable-mention All-Big 12 honors in 2010-11
Debra Powell
5-9 Forward/Guard
East St. Louis, Ill.
1982-85
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  • Four-year performer who totaled 1,843 points and 750 rebounds
  • Her 1,843 points is good for eighth in NU history, while her 750 rebounds ranks seventh all-time at NU
  • Ranks fourth at Nebraska in career steals with 231
  • Was the first Husker in history to earn All-Big Eight accolades in 1983-84 with a first-team selection
  • Earned second-team All-Big Eight honors in 1984-85
  • Was an All-American performer for the Nebraska Track and Field team
Janet Smith
6-2 Center
Omaha, Neb.
1979-82
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  • Four-year performer who totaled 1,284 points, 1,280 rebounds and 238 career blocks
  • Ranks first at Nebraska in both career rebounds and blocks
  • Her 1,284 points is good for 15th on NU's all-time scoring list
  • Finished with a NU-record 136 games played, while also ranking second all-time in career starts (122)
  • Was a Big Eight All-Tournament Team selection in 1980
Amy Stephens
5-6 Guard
Alliance, Neb.
1986-89
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  • Four-year starter who totaled 1,976 points and 414 rebounds in her career
  • Ranks fourth all-time in scoring at NU
  • Her 444 career assists is good for fifth in Husker history
  • Also ranks in the top 10 in career steals (280, third), career starts (113, eighth) and free-throw percentage (.837, second)
  • Was a first-team All-Big Eight selection in 1989
  • Helped the Huskers to the Big Eight title and their first NCAA Tournament in 1988
Yvonne Turner
5-8 Guard
Omaha, Neb.
2007-10
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  • A four-year performer who totaled 1,101 points in her career
  • Ranks 20th in NU history in scoring
  • Ranks third on NU's all-time 3-point list with 183
  • Also ranks in the top 10 in career steals (229, fifth)
  • Was a three-time member of the Big 12 All-Defensive Team and was a first team All-Big 12 selection in 2010
  • Finished her career as one of only six players in NU history to produce 1,000 points, 200 assists and 200 steals
Meggan Yedsena
5-8 Guard
Mahoney, Pa.
1991-94
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  • Four-year starter who scored 1,116 points during her career
  • Is the Nebraska career assist leader (696)
  • Ranks 18th in scoring at Nebraska
  • Dished out 696 assists during her career for a record 5.8 assists per game
  • Owns four of the top six single-season assist totals in the Nebraska record books
  • Earned Big Eight Newcomer of the Year recognition in 1990-91
  • Was a three-time second-team All-Big Eight selection with an honorable mention accolade in her freshman year
  • Ranks second in Nebraska history in steals (297)
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