On Tuesday, five Big Ten women's basketball standouts were named to the Wade Trophy Watch List, awarded annually to the nation's most outstanding player. Nebraska's Jordan Hooper and Lindsey Moore, Ohio State's Tayler Hill and Penn State's Alex Bentley and Maggie Lucas were named to the list, which is composed of 25 of the nation's premier players. Nebraska and Penn State are among six schools to have two or more players named to the list, making the Big Ten one of only two conferences to have two programs with multiple standouts selected. The five Big Ten players named to the watch list is tied with the Big 12 for second among all conferences, behind only the Big East.
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