Iowa Women's Basketball

Megan Gustafson: 2018-19 honors, awards, records and rankings

Iowa's senior center named 1st-team all-America Monday by the Associated Press

Iowa’s Megan Gustafson (10) smiles a she lines up for a free throw March 3 at Iowa City. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
Iowa’s Megan Gustafson (10) smiles a she lines up for a free throw March 3 at Iowa City. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

IOWA CITY — The Associated Press named Iowa’s Megan Gustafson as a first-team all-American on Monday.

Gustafson received first-team honors on 26 of 28 ballots. She is joined on the first team by Napheesa Collier of Connecticut, Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon, Asia Durr of Louisville and Teaira McCowan of Mississippi State.

Bridget Carleton of Iowa State was selected to the second team.

ESPN included Gustafson as its national player of the year recently.

Gustafson has led the Hawkeyes to a 29-6 record, a Big Ten tournament championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament Elite Eight.

Here are the high points of her 2018-19 resume so far, and will be updated as the awards keep rolling in:

HONORS & AWARDS:

* ESPN national player of the year

* First-team all-America (Associated Press)

* First-team all-America (ESPN)

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

* Big Ten player of the year (coaches & media)

* Big Ten tournament MVP

* 13-time Big Ten player of the week

IOWA RECORDS:

* Points in a game — 48, March 2, 2018 (vs. Minnesota)

* Points in a season — 978, 2018-19

* Points in a career — 2,781, 2015-19

* Rebounds in a season — 471, 2018-19

* Rebounds in a career — 1,450, 2015-19

* Double-doubles in a season — 33, 2018-19

* Double-doubles in a career — 88, 2015-19

NCAA DIVISION-I STATISTICAL SEASON RANKS (through regional semifinals):

* Scoring — No. 1, 27.9 points per game

* Points — No. 1, 978 (4th all-time Division-I)

* Field-goal percentage — No. 1, .702

* Field goals made — No. 1, 403

* Double-doubles — No. 1, 33 (ties Division-I record)

* Rebounds — No. 2, 471

* Rebounds per game — No. 2, 13.5 per game

NCAA DIVISION-I ALL-TIME CAREER RANKS (through first 2 rounds of 2019 NCAA):

* Double-doubles — No. 4, 88

* Field-goal percentage — No. 5, .658 (1,127-1,713)

* Rebounds — No. 14, 1,450

* Points — No. 26, 2,781

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