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Bias and Ellenberg Lead 8 State Players Honored by Big 12

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A pair of senior guards from Oklahoma schools were among the ten players selected to the first team All-Big 12 women’s basketball team announced Thursday.

OSU’s Tiffany Bias and OU’s Aaryn Ellenberg both made first team All-Big 12.

Bias and Ellenberg were among the four unanimous selections on the team.

It’s the first time Bias has been first team all-conference, while Ellenberg earned the honor for the third straight year.

Bias was also named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.

Six other players from the two Oklahoma schools were honored as well.

Oklahoma senior guard Morgan Hook was named second team All-Big 12.

Four others made honorable mention All-Big 12.

OU’s honorable mentions were junior guard Sharane Campbell and senior center Nicole Griffin.

OSU’s were junior guard Liz Donohoe and sophomore forward Brittney martin.

OSU guard Roshunda Johnson made the Big 12 All-Freshmen Team.

The Cowgirls and Sooners begin play in the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City.

Fourth-seeded OSU will meet #5 Iowa State at 11:00 am, while sixth-seeded OU faces #3 Texas at 8:30 pm.

The All-Big 12 awards are voted on by the league’s coaches, who cannot vote for their own players.

A complete list of the All-Big 12 awards follows:

2013-14 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Awards Coach of the Year: Mike Carey, West Virginia
Player of the Year: Odyssey Sims, Baylor **
Freshman of the Year: Nina Davis, Baylor
Defensive Player of the Year: Odyssey Sims, Baylor
Sixth Man Award: Taylor Palmer, West Virginia

All-Big 12 First Team (all honors listed alphabetical by school)
Player School Pos Ht Cl Hometown
Nina Davis Baylor F 5-11 Fr Memphis, Tenn.
Odyssey Sims ^~!** Baylor G 5-8 Sr Irving, Texas
Hallie Christofferson ^ Iowa State F 6-3 Sr Hamlin, Iowa
Chelsea Gardner Kansas F 6-3 Jr DeSoto, Texas
Aaryn Ellenberg ^~** Oklahoma G 5-7 Sr Las Vegas, Nev.
Tiffany Bias %+** Oklahoma State G 5-6 Sr Andover, Kan.
Zahna Medley TCU G 5-6 So Springfield, Ill.
Nneka Enemkpali Texas F 6-1 Jr Pflugerville, Texas
Asya Bussie West Virginia C 6-4 Sr Randallstown, Md.
Bria Holmes ** West Virginia G 6-1 So New Haven, Conn.

All-Big 12 Second Team
Player School Pos Ht Cl Hometown
Nikki Moody Iowa State G 5-8 Jr Euless, Texas
Leticia Romero Kansas State G 5-8 Fr Las Palmas, Spain
Morgan Hook Oklahoma G 5-10 Sr Lowell, Ark.
Imani McGee-Stafford Texas C 6-7 So Los Angeles, Calif.
Amber Battle Texas Tech G 5-9 Jr Albuquerque, N.M.

All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Niya Johnson (Baylor), Makenzie Robertson (Baylor), Natalie Knight (Kansas), Sharane Campbell (Oklahoma), Nicole Griffin (Oklahoma), Liz Donohoe (Oklahoma State), Brittney Martin (Oklahoma State), Chassidy Fussell (Texas)

Big 12 All-Defensive Team
Player School Pos Ht Cl Hometown
Odyssey Sims Baylor G 5-8 Sr Irving, Texas
Tiffany Bias Oklahoma State G 5-6 Sr Andover, Kan.
Latricia Lovings TCU C 6-3 Sr Fort Worth, Texas
Asya Bussie West Virginia C 6-4 Sr Randallstown, Md.
Jess Harlee West Virginia F 6-1 Sr Bel Air, Md.

Big 12 All-Freshman Team
Player School Pos Ht Hometown
Nina Davis ** Baylor F 5-11 Memphis, Tenn.
Jadda Buckley** Iowa State G 5-8 Mason City, Iowa
Seanna Johnson Iowa State G 5-10 Brooklyn Park, Minn.
Leticia Romero ** Kansas State G 5-8 Las Palmas, Spain
Roshunda Johnson Oklahoma State G 5-7 Little Rock, Ark.

** Unanimous First Team Selection (coaches cannot vote for own players, unanimous denotes voted first team by other nine coaches)
^ 2012-13 All-Big 12 First Team Selection
% 2012-13 All-Big 12 Second Team Selection
~ 2011-12 All-Big 12 First Team Selection
+ 2011-12 All Big 12 Second Team Selection
! 2010-11 All-Big 12 First Team Selection


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