October 22, 2017

Asia Durr named preseason ACC POY, women’s basketball picked second in league

By Dalton Ray–

After a standout sophomore season, Asia Durr has been named the ACC’s preseason Player of the Year voted by the league’s coaches. Durr started all 36 games in 2016-17, averaging 19.2 points and 3.4 rebounds.

Durr set a single-season record for made three-pointers with 119. The junior is one of the most dangerous scorers in the ACC, earning First Team honors last season.

Durr also a preseason First Team selection and is joined by senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen.

Hines-Allen was the 2016-17 preseason ACC Player of the Year and finished her junior campaign averaging 13.9 points and 9.2 rebounds.

The Cardinals were selected to finish second in the conference behind Notre Dame.

U of L made it to the Sweet 16 last season, finishing the year with a 29-8 record.

You can follow Dalton Ray on Twitter @dray5477. 

Photo by Karen Nguyen / The Louisville Cardinal

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