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Women's Basketball

Moody is first-team all-Big12

AMES — Three Iowa State women’s basketball players were honored when the Big 12 released their regular season awards on Wednesday.

Senior point guard Nikki Moody was selected as unanimous first-team all-Big 12, while senior Brynn Williamson and sophomore Seanna Johnson were both selected as honorable mention all-Big 12. 

Moody averaged 14.4 points and 6.9 assists during her senior campaign. She also broke Iowa State’s all-time record for career assists, passing Lyndsey (Medders) Fennelly in the Cyclones’ win over No. 3 Baylor. This was Moody’s first time on the first-team, while she made the second-team in 2013-2014. 

Williamson earned honorable mention for the first time in her career after averaging 11.4 points and grabbing 6.2 rebounds per game. She also hit a team-high 72 3-pointers during the regular season. 

Johnson achieved her second straight Big 12 honor after she was named to the all-freshman team last season. She led the Big 12 with 9.2 rebounds per game and also averaged 11.5 points per game. 

The Cyclones will be back in action Saturday when they take on Oklahoma State at 11 a.m. in the 4-seed vs. 5-seed game of the Big 12 Tournament. 

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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