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Kansas Jayhawks Guard Angel Goodrich Honored For Assists Record

Kansas Jayhawks point guard Angel Goodrich was honored by the NCAA Tuesday for leading the nation last year in assists.


Kansas Jayhawks point guard Angel Goodrich led the nation in assists in 2011-12, and was honored for that distinction Tuesday by the NCAA.

The senior from Tahlequah, Okla., had 7.4 assists per game last season. She also scored 14.0 points per game while leading the Jayhawks to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1998. They went 21-13 and lost to Tennessee in the round of 16. was named All-America Honorable Mention by both the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Associated Press while breaking a school and Big 12 record with 250 total assists on the season. She also 476 points, making her directly responsible for 976 of KU's 2,334 points on the year.

Goodrich opted to return to Kansas for her senior season instead of joining the WNBA Draft fray early. She was expected to be a Top 5 pick.

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