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A'dia Matthies - Kentucky
Leaves Kentucky as the first Wildcats' player (male or female) to post 1,900 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists, 300 steals in a career. Also sits atop the school's list for career steals and ranks second in career points. 2012-13: As of Mar. 14 was one of 15 nominees for The Wooden Award given to nation's best player. Voted SEC Co-Player of the Year by coaches along with Tennessee's Meighan Simmons; in the process, became first SEC player to win back-to-back conference POY honors from coaches since LSU's Seimone Augustus ('05, '06). Led top-10 ranked ‘Cats to fourth straight 25-win season. In SEC games, ranked second in both scoring and 3-pt FG %, third in 3-pt. FGs, fifth in FT %, and eighth in FG %. As of March 14, is the SEC's active career scoring leader. 2011-12: Voted SEC Player of the Year in a season followed by conference players being taken second (Shekinna Stricklen) and fourth overall (Glory Johnson) in the WNBA Draft. Also named All-SEC First team (by Coaches and AP) and SEC All-Defensive Team after ranking third in conference in scoring and fourth in both steals per game and 3-pt FG percentage. 2010-11: An SEC All-Defensive team and All-SEC Second Team (Coaches), she led UK in assists, ranked second in both steals (5th SEC) and scoring (9th). 2009-10: Voted SEC Freshman of the Year (Coaches) and Freshman All-America. PREP: 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in Kentucky.