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All-CUSA women's team announced

Mar. 11, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Keena Mays guided SMU to the Conference USA women's basketball regular season title and was rewarded with selection to the all-conference first team.

Mays averages 18.6 points while leading the conference in 3-point field goal percentage (41.0) and 3-pointers per game (2.8).

SMU players Alisha Filmore and Akil Simpson appear on the All-CUSA second team.

Conference scoring leader Nicole Dickson (18.9) also made the first team. Dickson is one of only five NCAA Division I players with five games of 30-plus points. She also ranks 11th in the conference with 7.1 rebounds a game.

All-conference voting was conducted among the league's coaches, sports information directors and a media panel.

ALL-CUSA WOMEN'S TEAM

First team

Celeste Stewart, Sr., PG, East Carolina

Porsche Landry, Sr., G, Houston

Nicole Dickson, Sr., F, Memphis

Jessica Kuster, Jr., F, Rice

Keena Mays, Jr., G, SMU

Jamierra Faulkner, Jr., PG, Southern Miss

Taleya Mayberry, Sr., G, Tulsa

Anete Steinberga, Sr., C, UTEP

Second team

Alisha Filmore, Sr., G, SMU

Akil Simpson, Jr., F, SMU

Danielle Blagg, So., G, Tulane

Olivia Grayson, Sr., G, Tulane

Karisma Chapman, Jr., F, UAB

Ashley Grimes, Jr.,G/F, UAB

Amber Jones, Sr., G, UAB

Gevenia Carter, Sr., G, UCF

Kayla Thornton, Jr., F, UTEP

All-Freshman Team

Marche' Amerson, F, Houston

Ariel Hearn, G, Memphis

Jerontay Clemons, G, Southern Miss

Kelsee Grovey, G, Tulsa

Briahanna Jackson, G, UCF

All-Defensive Team

Britny Edwards, RS Sr., F/C, East Carolina

Jessica Kuster, Jr., F, Rice

Jamierra Faulkner, Jr., PG, Southern Miss

Karisma Chapman, Jr., F, UAB

Kayla Thornton, Jr., F, UTEP

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