Blair Green, Nyah Leveretter Selected to 2022-23 CSC Academic All-District Team
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Two University of Kentucky women’s basketball student-athletes were named to the 2022-23 Academic All-District Women’s Basketball Team. Blair Green, a graduate guard from Harlan County, Kentucky, and Nyah Leveretter, a junior forward from Blythewood, South Carolina, are included on the list, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom.
#5 Blair Green, Gr., G
Blair Green, a graduate guard from Harlan County, Kentucky, completed her fifth season for the Wildcats in 2022-23, averaging 6.2 points per game and 2.1 rebounds per game for her career. The Bluegrass native led the team last season in games played at Kentucky with 121 games, while she made 56 starts during her career. Some of her career highs include scoring 22 points in Kentucky’s win over Vanderbilt as a junior in 2021 and recording eight rebounds at No. 1 South Carolina as a graduate last February. This season, she averaged a career-high 7.8 points per game and a career-high 2.5 rebounds per game, while she has knocked down a career-high 30 3-pointers in 2022-23. Those numbers came after sitting out all last season with a ruptured Achilles. She was named to the 2023 Southeastern Conference Community Service Team and the 2019 SEC All-Freshman Team and is a four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member. Green has two degrees in kinesiology and human communications. She is currently working on a high-performance training certificate.
#21 Nyah Leveretter, Jr., F
Nyah Leveretter, a junior forward from Blythewood, South Carolina, has played in 65 games and made 32 starts during her career, while she is averaging 2.1 points per game and 3.0 rebounds per game in three seasons. She had her best season yet in 2022-23, before it was cut short after tearing her Achilles in a game at Vanderbilt on Feb. 19. Leveretter started in 21 of her 26 games this season, averaging a career-high 2.5 points per game and a career-high 3.9 rebounds per game. She set numerous career highs this season, including 11 rebounds against Auburn on Jan. 26, eight points against Missouri on Jan. 29 and three assists against Georgia on Feb. 16. The Wildcat started nine games in Kentucky’s 10 game-win streak en route to the 2022 SEC Tournament title last season, including each of the four games in the SEC Tournament. Leveretter is currently pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism, while she is a two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member and a 2022-23 Southeastern Conference’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Leadership Council representative.
The Academic All-District honorees will advance to the CSC Academic All-America ballot, as first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America honorees will be announced in mid-March.
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