Baylor women’s basketball junior Kalani Brown is on the Wendy’s Midseason Top 25 list for the 2018 John R. Wooden Award, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.
The John R. Wooden Award has been presented to the collegiate female basketball Player of the Year since the Women’s Award was established in 2004.
Brown leads the nation in field goal percentage, shooting 72.3 percent from the floor. Brown averages a team-high 21.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.1 blocks per game.
Wooden Award candidates must be full-time students in an accredited NCAA college or university, possess a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, strength of character on and off the court and excel on offense and defense. Their performance is evaluated throughout the course of the entire season.
In addition to the Wooden Award, the 2018 Preseason Big 12 Player of the Year and All-Big 12 first team honoree is in consideration for the 2018 Citizen Naismith Trophy, 2018 Wade Trophy and 2018 Lisa Leslie Award.