Iowa Women's Basketball

Megan Gustafson: 2017-18 honors, awards, records and rankings

Iowa's junior center recently completed the best season in school history

Iowa’s Megan Gustafson (10) pumps up the crowd as she runs back to the bench for a timeout during a game earlier this season. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Iowa’s Megan Gustafson (10) pumps up the crowd as she runs back to the bench for a timeout during a game earlier this season. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

IOWA CITY — Add another all-America honor to Megan Gustafson’s resume.

Iowa’s star center was named to the second team Tuesday by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Gustafson led the Hawkeyes to a 24-8 record and the NCAA tournament.

Gustafson’s 2017-18 resume, so far:

HONORS & AWARDS:

* First-team all-America (Sports Illustrated)

* Second-team all-America (Associated Press)

* Second-team all-America (U.S. Basketball Writers Association)

* Second-team all-America (College Sports Madness)

* Second-team all-America (USA Today)

* Third-team all-America (ESPN)

* Unanimous first-team all Big Ten (coaches and media)

* Big Ten player of the year (media)

* Nine-time Big Ten player of the week

* Six-time Big Ten player of the week honor roll

IOWA RECORDS:

* Points in a game — 48, March 2, vs. Minnesota

* Points in a season — 823

* Rebounds in a season — 411

* Double-doubles in a season — 28

* Double-doubles in a career — 55

IOWA CAREER RANKINGS:

* Points — No. 6, 1,803 (Ally Disterhoft 2,102, Cindy Haugejorde 2,059, Lindsey Meder 1,906, Jaime Printy 1,841, Michelle Edwards 1,821)

* Rebounds — No. 2, 979 (Cindy Haugejorde 1,067)

NCAA DIVISION-I STATISTICAL RANKS (through March 25):

* Scoring — No. 1, 25.7 points per game

* Field-goal percentage — No. 1, .671

* Field goals made — No. 1, 320

* Double-doubles — No. 2, 28

* Points — No. 3, 823

* Rebounding — No. 5, 12.8 per game

* Rebounds — No. 6, 411

* Free throws made — No. 8, 183

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