Arizona’s Aari McDonald named Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Year

The Pac-12 announced its year-end Pac-12 Women’s Basketball All-Conference and Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva, with Arizona’s Aari McDonald earning Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Year honors. McDonald becomes the second Pac-12 Player of the Year in Arizona program history, joining current head coach Adia Barnes in 1998. McDonald has scored in double figures in 85-straight contests, which is the longest streak in league history as well as the longest active streak in NCAA Division I, and is tied for the conference lead in points per game with 19.4. Her 2,128 career points are the 15th-most in Pac-12 history and the most among active NCAA players.