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BYU's Lexi Eaton Rydalch named honorable mention AP All-American

Cougar senior guard Lexi Eaton Rydalch took home another honor Monday when she was named an Associated Press honorable mention All-American.

It's the second straight season that Rydalch has earned AP All-America honorable mention honors.

The 5-foot-10 guard and Springville High product led the Cougars to a 26-7 record this year. The Cougars had a 16-game winning streak at one point, advanced to the West Coast Conference tournament championship and made the NCAA tournament where they lost to Missouri in the first round.

Rydalch averaged 24.2 points per game this season, fifth-best nationally, and added 5.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game.

She was named the WCC Player of the Year and became the WCC's all-time leading scorer, passing Loyola Marymount's Hank Gathers. Rydalch finished her BYU career with 2,535 points.

Women's basketball 2015-16 Associated Press All-America team

Statistics through March 13
First Team

Breanna Stewart, UConn, 6-4, senior, North Syracuse, N.Y., 19.2 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 4.0 apg, 58.2 fg pct, 41.2 3pt, 82.2 ft, 3.5 blocks, 1.7 steals (32 first-team votes, 160 total points).

A'ja Wilson, South Carolina, 6-5, sophomore, Hopkins, S.C., 16.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 54.4 fg pct, 3.1 blocks (29, 154)

Moriah Jefferson, UConn, 5-7, senior, Glenn Heights, Texas, 12.6 ppg, 5.4 apg, 55.1 fg pct, 39.4 3pt, 90.7 ft, 2.7 steals (28, 152).

Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State, 5-8, sophomore, Cincinnati, 25.7 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.3 apg, 40.2 3pt, 85.1 ft, 36.6 minutes, 1.7 steals (22, 140).

Rachel Banham, Minnesota, 5-9, senior, Lakeville, Minn., 27.6 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 4.0 apg, 39.9 3pt, 85.6 ft, 2.0 steals (21, 132).

Second Team

Nina Davis, Baylor, 5-11, junior, Memphis, Tenn., 15.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 54.1 fg (7, 99).

Brianna Turner, Notre Dame, 6-3, sophomore, Pearland, Texas, 14.3 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 59.6 fg pct, 3.2 blocks (6, 98).

Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina, 5-9, senior, Charlotte, N.C., 15.0 ppg, 2.5 apg, 82.9 ft, 1.8 steals (4, 66).

Morgan Tuck, UConn, 6-2, junior, Bolingbrook, Ill., 12.5 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 3.2 apg, 50.2 fg (1, 60).

Jamie Weisner, Oregon State, 5-10, senior, Clarkston, Wash., 17.3 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.2 apg, 44.5 3pt, 87.3 ft (1, 55).

Third Team

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Maryland, 5-11, junior, Aliquippa, Pa., 19.5 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.3 apg, 54.9 fg, 54.0 3pt, 2.0 steals (2, 50).

Kelsey Plum, Washington, 5-8, junior, Poway, Calif., 26.2 ppg, 3.8 apg, 37.9 minutes, 89.5 ft, 1.6 steals (0, 44).

Brittney Martin, Oklahoma State, 6-0, senior, Syracuse, Utah, 20.3 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 2.3 apg, 36.9 minutes, 50.1 fg, 2.9 blocks (3, 40).

Jillian Alleyne, Oregon, 6-3, senior, Fontana, Calif., 19.0 ppg, 13.6 rpg, 2.0 apg, 58.5 fg (1, 30).

Aerial Powers, Michigan State, 6-0, junior, Detroit, 21.9 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 2.8 apg, 84.0 ft, 1.9 steals (0, 30).

Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order)

Ameryst Alston, Ohio State; Imani Boyette, Texas; Madison Cable, Notre Dame; Jordin Canada, UCLA; Alaina Coates, South Carolina; Nia Coffey, Northwestern; Lexi Eaton Rydalch, BYU; Makayla Epps (1), Kentucky; Nathalie Fontaine, Ball State; Bashaara Graves, Tennessee; Ruth Hamblin, Oregon State; Myisha Hines-Allen, Louisville; Bria Holmes, West Virginia; Chanise Jenkins, DePaul; Alexis Jones, Baylor; Brionna Jones, Maryland; Jonquel Jones, George Washington; Niya Johnson (1), Baylor; Jackie Kemph, Saint Louis; Whitney Knight, Florida Gulf Coast; Kelsey Minato, Army; Jasmine Nwajei, Wagner; Shereesha Richards, Albany; Azura Stevens, Duke; Courtney Walker, Texas A Sydney Wiese, Oregon State; Courtney Williams (1), South Florida.