With breakout college basketball players such as Skylar Diggins and Maya Moore–now playing for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx–women’s basketball saw an increase in interest as a few female teams proved more exciting than their male counterparts (UCONN vs. Notre Dame 2011).
With March Madness 2013 heading into over drive, female college basketball teams are also in frenzy over the championship title in their divisions, launching a few student athletes into the spotlight. From Brittney Griner’s 50-point stat against Kansas State (Mar. 4) to Kacie Sowell’s untouchable record sheet, who are a few recurring contenders on the stat board and receiving national attention? Check out the list of five standout players.