Davis, Braun, McGuirt Earn Big Ten Postseason Honors
March 1, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Junior guard Jori Davis earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors from the league's coaches and media, while senior guard Jamie Braun was named Third Team All-Big Ten by the media and earned honorable mention recognition from the coaches. Junior guard Andrea McGuirt was named IU's Sportsmanship Award honoree.
Davis has been a steady force for the Hoosiers this season, scoring in double-digits in 24 of IU's 29 games, with a high of 33 points against Virginia on Nov. 26. The Rochester, N.Y., native leads Indiana on the season with 16.8 points per game and ranks fifth among the Big Ten on the season. In conference games, Davis also ranks fifth with 16.4 points per contest. Davis' second-team honors are the first of her career. She also became the 22nd Hoosier to reach 1,000 career points on Sunday, Feb. 28 against Penn State. Davis owns three double-doubles on the season and is also averaging 6.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Braun is averaging 12.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and leads Indiana with 51 steals and ranks second on the team with 90 assists on the season. The Marshfield, Wis., native has reached double-digit points 21 times this season and collected three double-doubles. Braun, a two-time Second Team All-Big Ten honoree and 2007 Sixth Player of the Year, concluded her final regular season at Indiana with 1,590 career points, 683 rebounds, 377 assists and 221 steals. She ranks seventh all-time in scoring in the IU record book, and ranks fourth in steals and assists and 10th in rebounds.
McGuirt has averaged 2.6 points and 1.2 rebounds per game and started five of Indiana's 29 games. The Atlanta, Ga., native was chosen as an individual who has distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. Student-athletes chosen for the honor must be in good academic standings and have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.
The eighth-seeded Hoosiers open the 2010 Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 4 when they face ninth-seeded Illinois at 4:50 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network.
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