Rickea Jackson named finalist for Cheryl Miller Award

Lady Vols’ senior Rickea Jackson is one of five finalists for the Cheryl Miller Award.

The award is named for Miller, a former USC standout and three-time Naismith Player of the Year, and goes to the top small forward. It is awarded by the Naismith Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

The other finalists include Ashley Jones (Iowa State), Haley Jones (Stanford), Gianna Kneepkens (Utah) and Madi Williams (Oklahoma).

Jackson advances to the top five for the honor. She made the top-10 list for the award in 2020-21, while playing at Mississippi State.

Jackson earned First-Team All-SEC honors for the first time in her career.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire