Rodgers Named to Wooden Midseason Top 20
Jan. 11, 2011
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University women's basketball sophomore Sugar Rodgers (Suffolk, Va./King's Fork) was named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 on Tuesday. The shooting guard was on the preseason watch list for the top individual honor in college basketball.
Rodgers is averaging 19.0 ppg and 5.3 rpg to lead the squad in both statistical categories. She ranks second in the BIG EAST and 27th in the nation in scoring. Rodgers also has 40 steals and 40 assists to her credit so far this season. She has posted three double-doubles during the 2010-11 campaign and scored a season-best 28 points in the victory over No. 4 Tennessee at the Paradise Jam in November.
The sophomore has earned one BIG EAST Player of the Week honor as well as five nods to the conference's weekly honor roll.
Rodgers was one of only three sophomores to earn a spot on the prestigious list as well as only one of three players from the BIG EAST Conference.
The Wooden Award is the most prestigious individual honor in college basketball. It is given to one male and one female every year. It is awarded by The Los Angeles Athletic Club.
No. 18/17 Georgetown is 13-4 on the season with three wins over ranked opponents. The Hoyas will play at Providence on Saturday at 4 p.m. The game will be televised live on MASN. It will also be available on ESPN Full Court as well as ESPN3.com.