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Chambers named AP All-American

By The Mercury

Kansas State’s Brittany Chambers garnered another national honor for her trophy case on Tuesday, as she was named to the Associated Press All-America team as an honorable mention selection.

Chambers became the sixth player in school history to earn AP All-America honors and the first since the 2008-09 season.

For the season, the senior guard has registered career season-highs in three major statistical categories and is the only player in Big 12 history to score 750 or more points (762; 21.2 ppg), grab 250 or more rebounds (271; 7.5 rpg) and dish out 100 or more assists (118; 3.3 apg).

In addition to leading the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding this season, Chambers paces the Wildcats in 3-pointers made and attempted (116-of-303, .383) and free throws made and attempted (110-of-143, .769).

The 762 points are a career-high for Chambers — a school record for points in a single season — and ranks 10th in Big 12 history. The product of Jordan, Minn., has scored in double figures in 34 of the 36 games this season, including a school record 22 games of 20 or more points with a current school record run of nine straight games with 20 or more points.

For her career, Chambers is one of just four players at Big 12 schools to register 2,000 career points, 850 career rebounds and 350 career assists.

She ranks among the Top 10 in 12 career categories including: points (2,140, third), rebounds (852, fifth), assists (359, eighth), three-point field goals made (349, second), three-point field goals attempted (967, first), field goals made (746, fourth), field goals attempted (1,824, third), free throws made (299, ninth), minutes played (4,695, first), games played (134, tied for first) and games started (129, first).

Chambers is second in school and Big 12 history and ninth in NCAA history for career 3-pointers. With former Wildcat Laurie Koehn holding the career NCAA Division-I record with 392 3-pointers, K-State is one of two program’s in Division-I women’s basketball history to have two players with 300 or more 3-pointers in a career.

In addition to her on-court honors this season, Chambers was recognized as the inaugural Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s basketball, earned her third career Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honor and is a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award.

Chambers, a pre-med major, holds a 3.5 grade point average.

K-State will face Utah tonight at 7 in the semifinals of the WNIT in Bramlage Coliseum. The game will be available on the K-State Sports Network and for free on K-StateHD.TV.

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