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Duke's Thomas leads ACC All-Academic

Posted by on Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 3:53 PM

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Duke junior guard Jasmine Thomas has received the annual Kay Yow Award as the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Thomas is currently averaging 15.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.8 steals. She was earlier named a third-team Academic All-American by ESPN The Magazine.

Thomas is one of four Blue Devils on the squad, which includes grad student Keturah Jackson, senior Bridgette Mitchell and freshman Allison Vernerey.

N.C. State placed two players in senior Brittany Strachan and freshman Marissa Kastanek.

Others named are Boston College senior Ayla Brown and grad student Brittanny Johnson; Maryland freshmen Tianna Hawkins and Diandra Tchatchouang; Virginia Tech senior Lindsay Biggs and freshman Alyssa Fenyn; Florida State junior Christian Hunnicutt; Georgia Tech junior Deja Foster; and Miami freshman Morgan Stroman.


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