USA TODAY Sports introduces its 2018 Women’s Basketball All-America team, featuring one of the most unique players in the women’s game (South Carolina's A’ja Wilson), a coach who led her team to a regular season title despite a stunning number of injuries (Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw) and a sophomore guard already rewriting the triple-double record books.

Wilson, in fact, is the USA TODAY Player of the Year. The senior, who is now the school's all-time leader in points, has helped guide the team to four consecutive SEC Tournament Championships, three SEC regular season titles, and of course, last year's national title.

It's the first time at South Carolina player has been USA TODAY's National Player of the Year.

Here's the full list of USA TODAY All-Americans.


F A’ja Wilson, 6-5, senior, South Carolina

G/F Katie Lou Samuelson, 6-3, junior, Connecticut

G Asia Durr, 5-10, sophomore, Louisville

G Sabrina Ionescu, 5-10, freshman, Oregon

G Victoria Vivians, 6-1, junior, Mississippi State


G Gabby Williams, 5-11, senior, Connecticut

C Kalani Brown, 6-7, junior, Baylor

G Arike Ogunbowale, 5-8, junior, Notre Dame

G Kelsey Mitchell, 5-8, senior, Ohio State

F Megan Gustafson, 6-3, junior, Iowa


G Brittany McPhee, 6-0, freshman, Stanford

G Brooke McCarty, 5-4, junior, Texas

F Napheesa Collier, 6-1, junior, Connecticut

F Myisha Hines-Allen, 6-2, senior, Louisville

G Jordin Canada, 5-6, senior, UCLA

Player of the year

A’ja Wilson, South Carolina

Coach of the year

Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame

Freshman of the year

Chennedy Carter, Texas A&M