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Michigan's Naz Hillmon named Big Ten Preseason Co-Player of the Year

Michigan's Naz Hillmon named Big Ten Preseason Co-Player of the Year
Posted at 11:39 AM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 11:39:16-05
(WXYZ) —

Michigan Women's Basketball junior Naz Hillmon has been named the Big Ten Preseason Co-Player of the Year by coaches, and named the Pre-Season All-Big Ten by coaches and media.

Hillmon is the first Michigan player to be named conference player of the year in the pre-season.

After a great freshman season, Hillmon had an incredible second year with the Wolverines. She finished in the top 5 in the Big Ten in scoring average, rebounding and field goal percentage. She also led the league and ranked 13th nationally in offensive rebounds per game.

She was unanimously named first-team All-Big Ten and also earned a WBCA All-America Honorable Mention.

Hillmon was also a finalist for the Katrina McClain award given to the country's top power forward.