2010-11 Women's College Basketball Preview

Regional players to watch

George Mason

Brittany Poindexter, Sr., G, 5-8: One of five starters returning for the Patriots, Poindexter (Holy Cross) led the team in scoring (11.8 points per game) and field goal percentage (.466) and was second in assists last season.

George Washington

Tiana Myers, G, Jr., 5-9: Despite tendinitis in her knee that required offseason surgery to repair cartilage, Myers (McNamara) led the Colonials in scoring (12.6 points per game) and started all 28 games last season.


Sugar Rodgers, G, Soph., 5-11: The Big East freshman of the year who finished fifth in the conference in scoring (17.6 points per game) last season, Rodgers is being mentioned on the Wooden and Wade award watch lists. She set the program record for three-pointers made in a season (83).


Saadia Doyle, Soph., F, 5-11: The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference rookie of the year who averaged a double-double last season (16.6 points, 11 rebounds per game), Doyle led the Bison to their first winning record in five years.


Angela Myers, G, Sr., 5-5: Myers, who averaged 11.1 points and 1.9 steals per game while starting all 31 games last season, is the first-ever two-time Patriot League defensive player of the year.


Chelsea Shine, F, Jr., 6-2: The Cavaliers' top returning scorer (eight points per game) and rebounder (5.1 per game), Shine will look to fill the void left by the graduation of Monica Wright (23.7 points per game).

Virginia Tech

Shanel Harrison, Jr., G, 6-0: Harrison (Good Counsel) came on strong late last season, averaging 12.4 points over the final seven games. She is one of only four upperclassmen on the Hokies' roster.

American University

Michelle Kirk, Sr., F, 6-0: The reigning Patriot League player of the year who led the league in scoring (17.7 points per game), she is one reason the Eagles were picked to finish first in the conference.

- Kathy Orton

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