LILBURN, Ga. – Jasmine Walker has been selected as an All-America Regional Finalist by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, which was announced on Wednesday.
- Walker is Alabama’s first player to be recognized by the WBCA since Tierney Jenkins earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in 2011.
- She is also one of five finalists for the Katrina McClain Award, which goes to the nation’s top power forward.
- Walker became the first Crimson Tide player to earn a spot on the All-SEC First Team since Jenkins in 2011 and 18th selection overall for the Tide.
- She continues to have one of the most productive seasons in Alabama women’s basketball history, averaging a near double-double at 19.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.
- Walker is the only player in the SEC to rank top five in points and rebounds this season.
- She set the Alabama single-game scoring record, dropping 41 points in the road win at Auburn on Feb. 14.
- Walker has 12 double-doubles this season and 22 for her career.
- She is one of the best three-point shooters not only in the league, but also in the nation, ranking top 20 in nearly every category.
- Walker has quickly climbed the Alabama record book in all three-point shooting categories, ranking top 10 across the board.
- She has scored in double figures in all but one game this season.
The selection committee will choose the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team from the 52 finalists, which will be announced Saturday, April 3.
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