Hicks Named Preseason Candidate For Wooden Award

Nov. 1, 2006

LOS ANGELES - Washington senior guard Cameo Hicks was named one of 30 preseason candidates for the 2006-07 Women's John R. Wooden Award, it was announced today.

The list is comprised of 30 student-athletes who, based on last year's individual performance and team records, are the early frontrunners for college basketball's most coveted trophy. Last season, Hicks guided the Huskies to a 19-11 record and a trip to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. A first-team All-Pac-10 selection, she led the Huskies in scoring (15.0 ppg) and rebounding (5.6 rpg).

Hicks was one of four Pac-10 players selected to the Wooden Award preseason team, along with USC's Shay Murphy, UCLA's Noelle Quinn and Stanford's Candice Wiggins.

Women's Wooden Award Preseason All-American Team - Top 30 Candidates
(Based on a preseason poll. Players listed alphabetically.)

Matee Ajavon Rutgers 5'8' Jr. G
Morenike Atunrase Texas A&M 5'10' Jr. G/F
Alison Bales Duke 6'7' Sr. C
Marissa Coleman Maryland 6'1' So. G/F
Jessica Davenport Ohio State 6'5' Sr. C
Dee Davis Vanderbilt 5'7' Sr. G
Jessica Dickson South Florida 5'11' Sr. F
Shay Doron Maryland 5'9' Sr. G
Sylvia Fowles LSU 6'6' Jr. C
Lindsey Harding Duke 5'8' Sr. G
Cameo Hicks Washington 5'10' Sr. G
Alexis Hornbuckle Tennessee 5'11' Jr. G
Charde Houston Connecticut 6'1' Jr. F
Tasha Humphrey Georgia 6'3' Jr. F
Tye Jackson Houston 5'10' Jr. F
Crystal Kelly Western Kentucky 6'3' Jr. F
Crystal Langhorne Maryland 6'2' Jr. C/F
Erlana Larkins North Carolina 6'1' Jr. F
Ivory Latta* North Carolina 5'6' Sr. G
Camille Little North Carolina 6'2' Sr. F/G
Lyndsey Medders Iowa State 5'9' Sr. G
Shay Murphy USC 5'11' Sr. G
Courtney Paris* Oklahoma 6'4' So. C
Candace Parker Tennessee 6'4' So. F/C/G
Armintie Price Mississippi 5'9' Sr. G
Noelle Quinn UCLA 6'0' Sr. G
Jillian Robbins Tulsa 6'1' Sr. F
Tiffany Jackson Texas 6'3' Sr. F
Kia Vaughn Rutgers 6'4' So. C
Candice Wiggins Stanford 5'11' Jr. G
* Indicates player was a 2005-2006 John R. Wooden Award All-American

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