On Friday, Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu added another award to her ever-growing trophy case. The senior guard became the first Naismith Trophy winner in Oregon history.
The 🐐 keeps making history.
— Oregon Women’s Basketball (@OregonWBB) April 3, 2020
The Naismith Trophy is presented every year to the most outstanding women’s basketball player. Ionescu was a finalist for the award the previous two seasons, this year beating out Baylor’s Lauren Cox, South Carolina’s Tyasha Harris, and Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard.
“Couldn’t have been able to do this without my coaches and teammates. This one’s definitely special.” – @OregonWBB star Sabrina Ionescu after winning the @NaismithTrophy Award for National Player of the Year pic.twitter.com/FHMFyDxkhR
— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) April 3, 2020