IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior Megan Gustafson has been named a third team All-American by ESPNW.
Gustafson is one of 15 players named to an All-America team. She is one of two players from the Big Ten (Kelsey Mitchell). Gustafson is Iowa’s first All-American since Sam Logic earned the distinction in 2015. Gustafson was also named a first team All-American by Sports Illustrated on March 9, a second team All-American by College Sports Madness on March 8, and a second team honoree by USA Today on March 7.
The Port Wing, Wisconsin, native is averaging 25.6 points, 12.7 rebounds, and shooting 66.8 percent from the field in 31 games this season. She broke a Big Ten Tournament and Iowa single-game scoring record with 48 points against Minnesota on March 2.
The Big Ten Player of the Year is the only player in the country averaging 25 or more points and 12 or more rebounds per game. She currently ranks in the top-5 nationally in eight statistical categories. She leads the nation in points per game (25.6), field goal percentage (66.8), and field goals made (308), and ranks second in total points (794) and double-doubles (27), and is fifth in rebounds per game (12.7), rebounds (394), and defensive rebounds per game (9.0).
The 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship bracket will be announced today on ESPN at 6 p.m. (CT)
|C||Teaira McCowan||Mississippi State|
|G/F||Katie Lou Samuelson||UConn|
|F||A’ja Wilson||South Carolina|
|G||Kelsey Mitchell||Ohio State|
|G||Arike Ogunbowale||Notre Dame|
|C||Marie Gulich||Oregon State|
|G||Victoria Vivians||Mississippi State|