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KU’s Danielle McCray named honorable mention All-America

March 31, 2009

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Kansas junior Danielle McCray was chosen as an honorable mention All-America selection, the Associated Press announced Tuesday.

McCray leads the Jayhawks with 21.2 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. She also earned first-team All-Big 12 honors earlier this month.

The KU women play in the WNIT semifinals at 7 p.m. Wednesday against Illinois State at Allen Fieldhouse. Check out KUsports.com for a live blog during the game.

FIRST TEAM

Maya Moore, Connecticut, 6-0, sophomore, Lawrenceville, Ga., 19.1 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 3.3 apg, 52.6 fg pct, 3.2 steals (45 first-team votes, 225 points)

Courtney Paris, Oklahoma, 6-4, senior, Piedmont, Calif., 16.0 ppg, 13.7 rpg, 57.7 fg pct, 2.8 blocks (42, 219)

Angel McCoughtry, Louisville, 6-1, senior, Baltimore, 23.2 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 4.2 steals (41, 215)

Kristi Toliver, Maryland, 5-7, senior, Harrisonburg, Va., 18.4 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 4.9 apg, 35.1 minutes, 41.6 3-pt fg pct, 85.7 ft pct (32, 191)

Renee Montgomery, Connecticut, 5-7, senior, St. Albans, W.Va., 16.1 ppg, 5.1 apg (27, 174)

SECOND TEAM

DeWanna Bonner, Auburn, 6-4, senior, Fairfield, Ala., 21.1 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 84.5 ft pct (19, 157)

Jayne Appel, Stanford, 6-4, junior, Pleasant Hill, Calif., 15.9 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 2.8 apg, 60.6 fg pct (2, 112)

Marissa Coleman, Maryland, 6-1, senior, Cheltenham, Md., 18.1 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 3.3 apg (4, 87)

Jantel Lavender, Ohio State, 6-4, sophomore, Cleveland, 20.8 ppg, 10.7 rpg, 54.1 fg pct (0, 83)

Tina Charles, Connecticut, 6-4, junior, Jamaica, N.Y., 16.4 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 61.5 fg pct (0, 65)

THIRD TEAM

Shavonte Zellous, Pittsburgh, 5-10, senior, Orlando, Fla., 22.6 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.9 apg (1, 62)

Ashley Walker, California, 6-1, senior, Modesto, Calif., 19.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 55.3 fg pct (1, 60)

Epiphanny Prince, Rutgers, 5-9, junior, Brooklyn, N.Y., 19.5 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 2.8 apg, 37.0 minutes, 80.6 ft pct, 2.6 steals (1, 54)

Chante Black, Duke, 6-5, senior, Winston-Salem, N.C., 14.2 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.1 blocks (1, 48)

Alysha Clark, Middle Tennessee State, 5-10, junior, Mount Juliet, Tenn., 27.5 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 2.1 apg, 60.7 fg pct, 2.1 steals (1, 40)

HONORABLE MENTION

Whitney Boddie, Auburn; Jessica Breland, North Carolina; Sha Brooks, Florida; Kristi Cirone, Illinois State; Robyn Fairbanks, Utah Valley; Rachele Fitz, Marist; Megan Frazee, Liberty; Danielle Gant, Texas A&M. Alexis Gray-Lawson, California; Allison Hightower, LSU; Ify Ibekwe, Arizona; Briann January, Arizona State; Laura Kurz, Villanova; Shalee Lehning, Kansas State; Lyndra Littles, Virginia; Rashanda McCants, North Carolina. Danielle McCray, Kansas; Mandy Morales, Montana; Deirdre Naughton, DePaul; Ashley Paris, Oklahoma; Ta’Shia Phillips, Xavier; Tracy Pontius, Bowling Green; Andrea Riley, Oklahoma State; Danielle Robinson, Oklahoma. Takia Starks, Texas A&M; Morgan Warburton, Utah; Jennifer Warkenthien, South Dakota State; Courtney Vandersloot, Gonzaga; Danielle Wilson, Baylor; Christina Wirth, Vanderbilt; Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton, Purdue; Monica Wright, Virginia.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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