KU's Goodrich Honored by NCAA

Aug. 21, 2012

Lawrence, Kan. – Kansas women’s basketball senior Angel Goodrich collected some new hardware Tuesday morning, as the Jayhawk point guard received an award from the NCAA for leading the country in assists per game during the 2011-12 season.

The Tahlequah, Okla., native dished 7.4 assists per game last year and paced KU with 14.0 points per game as she guided the Jayhawks to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, their best postseason run since 1998. Goodrich was named All-America Honorable Mention by both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Associated Press.

Goodrich also broke a Kansas and Big 12 Conference record tallying 250 assists on the season. She added 476 points making her directly responsible for 976 of KU’s 2,334 points on the year, which comes out to 41.8 percent of the Jayhawks’ scoring.