VOTE NOW: Gamecocks Aliyah Boston, Dawn Staley named as finalists in Naismith Awards
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley and player Aliyah Boston were named as finalists in the Jersey Mike’s Naismith Awards.
The award nominates outstanding players and coaches in men’s and women’s college basketball, and fans are able to vote for their favorite.
Boston has also earned her second consecutive SEC Player of the Year, leads the SEC in both categories, was selected as a first-team AP All-American and became the only player in the country ranked in the top five of both offensive and defensive player ratings.
Coach Staley led the Gamecocks to a 34-0 record in both the SEC regular-season and Tournament championships this season.
The team has also been ranked as No. 1 in both national polls every week of the season.
Voting ends on Tuesday, March 28. To vote, click here.
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