Hampton and Quigley Earn WBCA All-American Honors
April 2, 2011
CHICAGO – DePaul women’s basketball standouts, junior Keisha Hampton and senior Sam Quigley were both named honorable mention State Farm Coaches’ All-America Basketball Team selections it was announced on Saturday by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
This is the second All-American nod for Hampton, who was named an honorable mention Associated Press All-American on Tuesday. Hampton led the Blue Demons in scoring and ranked fourth in the BIG EAST Conference with 16.0 points per game. The junior from Philadelphia was a unanimous First-Team All-BIG EAST selection and score double-figures in 30 of DePaul’s 36 games.
Hampton averaged 1.7 3-pointers per game while her .356 (62-for-174) 3-point field goal percentage ranked 14th in the league. During DePaul’s postseason run, Hampton averaged 17.4 points while she scored a career-high 31 points in the Blue Demons’ semifinal BIG EAST Championship loss to Notre Dame.
A finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award, Quigley led DePaul in assists and 3-pointers. Her 142 assists ranked ninth in DePaul’s single-season record book, while her 65 triples ranked 10th.
The Joliet, Ill. native averaged 10.1 points per outing and finished her career with 1,273 points -- the 16th most in school history. Quigley also left her mark for career assists with 484, the second most and 187 3-pointers, the third most.
A second-team All-BIG EAST selection, Quigley was also a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award and was a two-year captain.
The Blue Demons closed out their historic 2010-11 season in the NCAA Sweet 16 in Philadelphia. This season’s team set DePaul records for wins (29), games played (36), points (2,650), and 3-pointers (255).