Following one of the best individual seasons in women’s college basketball history, Iowa star Megan Gustafson has earned the Associated Press Player of the Year Award.
Gustafson had a spectacular senior season with the Hawkeyes, scoring 1,001 points, grabbing 481 rebounds and averaging a double-double on the year. Those point and rebound totals are B1G single-season records.
Gustafson is the first women’s basketball player in B1G history to earn the AP Player of the Year Award.
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She helped lead the Hawkeyes to a 29-7 record and a trip to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament. Iowa also won the B1G Tournament title. On the year, Gustafson averaged 27.8 points and 13.4 rebounds per contest and totaled 33 double-doubles.
Along with the AP Player of the Year honors, Gustafson has also been named the ESPNW National Player of the Year and was a first-team All-American selection. She’s also a finalist for the Wade Trophy, Naismith Trophy and Wooden Award.
In her four-year career at Iowa, Gustafson also averaged a double-double with 20.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per game.