Griner captures Wooden Award

By The Sports Network
April 13, 2013 - 1:03am

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Baylor senior center Brittney Griner captured the John R. Wooden Award, given to the collegiate basketball player of the year.

Griner won the award for a second straight year. She is the fourth two-time Wooden Award winner, joining Seimone Augustus (LSU), Maya Moore (Connecticut) and Candace Parker (Tennessee).

This past season, Griner averaged 23.8 points, and 4.14 blocked shots. She finished her career as the No. 2 all-time scorer (3,283) in NCAA Division I history. She is the NCAA's all-time leading shot blocker with 748 blocks.

Griner compiled 1,230