Mississippi State’s Victoria Vivians was one of 16 players selected to the Ann Meyers Drysdale Player of the Year midseason watch list on Monday.
The sophomore guard from Carthage is one of four players from the Southeastern Conference on the list along with Tennessee’s Diamond DeShields and South Carolina’s A’ja Wilson and Tiffany Mitchell.
Vivians leads the SEC in scoring at 17.7 per game and is ninth in steals averaging two. She also ranks in the top 15 in conference play with 6.9 rebounds.
Vivians is also on the midseason watch list for the Wooden Award.
The Ann Meyers Drysdale Award will be presented on April 11. UConn’s Breanna Stewart won the honor last year.
Ann Meyers Drysdale Midseason Top 16 Watch List
Jillian Alleyene, Oregon
Rachel Banham, Minnesota
Nina Davis, Baylor
Moriah Jefferson, Connecticut
Niya Johnson, Baylor
Jonquel Jones, George Washington
Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State
Tiffany Mitchell, South Carolina
Kelsey Plum, Washington
Azura Stevens, Duke
Breanna Stewart, Connecticut
Morgan Tuck, Connecticut
Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Maryland
A’ja Wilson, South Carolina